blue cheese

noun

Definition of blue cheese

  1. :  cheese having veins of greenish-blue mold

First Known Use of blue cheese

1787


BLUE CHEESE Defined for English Language Learners

blue cheese

noun

Definition of blue cheese for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of cheese that is white with lines of blue mold and that has a strong flavor


BLUE CHEESE Defined for Kids

blue cheese

noun

Definition of blue cheese for Students

  1. :  cheese ripened by and full of greenish blue mold



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up blue cheese? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

conspicuously offensive

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!