Impertinence • Insolent
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Cheek. None of your cheek. None of your insolence. “None of your jaw” means none of your nagging or word irritation. We say a man is very cheeky, meaning that he is saucy and presumptuous.To give cheek. To be insolent. “Give me none of your cheek.”To have the cheek. To have the face or assurance.