Keywords: cheek, rudeness, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheeky, rude, impertinent, impudent, insolent
As a Noun
Behaviour which is rude or disrespectful, especially used of children towards adults. Informal English = cheek, rudeness. English = impertinence, impudence, insolence.
As a Verb or Adjective
To behave in a rude or disrespectful way, especially children to adults. Informal English = (be) cheeky, (be) rude. English = (be) impertinent, (be) impudent, (be) insolent. Idiomatic English = give cheek.