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cheesy

adjective \ˈchē-zē\

: resembling cheese; especially : looking or smelling like cheese

: containing cheese

: of poor quality : lacking style or good taste

chees·i·erchees·i·est

Full Definition of CHEESY

1
a :  resembling or suggesting cheese especially in consistency or odor
b :  containing cheese
2
:  shabby 3c, cheap <a cheesy movie> <cheesy motels>
chees·i·ness noun
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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

CHEESINESS Defined for Kids

cheesy

adjective \ˈchē-zē\
chees·i·erchees·i·est

Definition of CHEESY for Kids

1
:  resembling cheese especially in appearance or smell <a cheesy texture>
2
:  containing cheese <a cheesy sauce>
3
:  of poor quality :  lacking style or good taste <We laughed while watching the old science fiction movie because of its lousy acting and cheesy sets.>
Medical Dictionary

cheesy

adjective \ˈchē-zē\
chees·i·erchees·i·est

Medical Definition of CHEESY

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

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