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cheesy

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adjective \ˈchē-zē\

Simple Definition of cheesy

  • : resembling cheese; especially : looking or smelling like cheese

  • : containing cheese

  • : of poor quality : lacking style or good taste

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cheesy

cheesiercheesiest

  1. 1 a :  resembling or suggesting cheese especially in consistency or odor b :  containing cheese

  2. 2 :  shabby 3c, cheap <a cheesy movie> <cheesy motels>

cheesiness noun

Examples of cheesy in a sentence

  1. <cheesy plastic knickknacks lined the fireplace mantel>

  2. <a cheesy watch that he bought from a sidewalk vendor preying on tourists>



14th Century

First Known Use of cheesy

14th century

Rhymes with cheesy


CHEESY Defined for Kids

cheesy

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adjective \ˈchē-zē\

Definition of cheesy for Students

cheesiercheesiest

  1. 1 :  resembling cheese especially in appearance or smell <a cheesy texture>

  2. 2 :  containing cheese <a cheesy sauce>

  3. 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

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adjective \ˈchē-zē\

Medical Definition of cheesy

cheesier; cheest

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




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