Col·​by ˈkōl-bē How to pronounce Colby (audio)
: a moist mild cheese similar to cheddar

Word History


Colby, Wisconsin

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Colby was in 1932

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Cite this Entry

“Colby.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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