Ghost Cheeks

What does ghost cheeks mean?

The warmth on a seat left by another person

Ghost cheeks refers to the warmth left by a person that is felt by the next person to sit on the chair. It plays off the idea of a ghost which represents a presence that is felt but cannot be seen. And, of course, the "cheeks" part refers to a person's bottom.

The term can refer to any number of pieces of furniture, whether it be a chair, couch, bench, or even a "porcelain throne" (which grosses some people out). Ghost cheeks are especially prevalent when the temperature drops and the warmth is more noticeable. They are extremely helpful when sitting on a cold bench outside.


Ghost cheeks are a powerful force to harness when enduring frigid Minnesota winters.
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Updated September 8, 2016

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