adjective \ˈchē-zē\

: resembling cheese; especially : looking or smelling like cheese

: containing cheese

: of poor quality : lacking style or good taste


Full Definition of CHEESY

a :  resembling or suggesting cheese especially in consistency or odor
b :  containing cheese
:  shabby 3c, cheap <a cheesy movie> <cheesy motels>
chees·i·ness noun

Examples of CHEESY

  1. <cheesy plastic knickknacks lined the fireplace mantel>
  2. <a cheesy watch that he bought from a sidewalk vendor preying on tourists>

First Known Use of CHEESY

14th century

Rhymes with CHEESY


adjective \ˈchē-zē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHEESY

: resembling cheese in consistency <cheesy lesions> <a cheesy discharge>


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Previous Word in the Dictionary: cheesewood
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