1) n. Someone who simply looks downright cheeky (see cheeky
2) n. Someone who is very manipulative, clever, and self-centered.
This word is usually used in a joking manner rather than with a serious tone.
Can be used as a playful insult against someone who has wronged you but did no real harm. In most places it is ironically considered less offensive than using the word 'bastard
Example for definition 1:
Although he is not necessarily manipulative and clever (most of his movies focus on his embarrassment and lack of understanding American culture) he can still be considered a cheeky bastard due to his unique facial expressions and his ongoing awkward encounters with attractive women where Chris Tucker
or Owen Wilson
are usually very closeby.
's cheekiness is a clear result of him trying to be a quick, sly undercover cop in action-based comedies based upon stopping crimes in foreign countries (usually committed by evil greedy people who are also by definition ... cheeky
Example for definition 2:
This describes Stewie
from Family Guy
to a tee:
Brian: Oh my god, where's my roast pheasant?
Stewie: Hmm. By now, I think its in my lower intestine.
Brian: You ate it? But I told you my boss was coming here for dinner!
Stewie: Well, unless he likes pork rinds, he's going home hungry.
Brian: You cheeky bastard!