Spanish word for Cheek

The Spanish word for “cheek” is “mejilla”. In Latinamerica, it is also used the word “cachete”.

How to pronounce “mejilla” in Spanish:

Sounds like – may-hee’-lyah
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Translation for cheek in Spanish

mejilla = cheek in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “cheek” using these sentences:

Example 1:
The baby has plump cheeks.

El bebé es cachetón.

Example 2:
I like to apply blush on my cheekbones.

Me gusta ponerme rubor en los pómulos.

Example 3:
He has cute dimples on his cheeks.

Él tiene lindos hoyuelos en las mejillas.

Example 4: (expression)
What a cheek!

¡Qué descaro!

Do you know the Spanish word for “cheekbone”?

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