cheekboned

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cheekbone +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

cheekboned (not comparable)

  1. (in combinations) Having a specific type of cheekbone
    • 1969, LIFE (volume 66, number 25, 27 June 1969, page 56)
      One young, long-sideburned riding instructor had been a successful account executive in a leading New York ad agency; another riding instructor, a high-cheekboned blond girl, had worked as a research chemist in Chicago.
    • 2009 January 15, “Rock, Pop and Roots”, Herald Sun:
      WHITLEY Impressively cheekboned folk pop merchant has a knack with banter and hooks .