cheesecake

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noun cheese·cake \-ˌkāk\

Definition of cheesecake

  1. 1 :  a dessert consisting of a creamy filling usually containing cheese baked in a pastry or pressed-crumb shell

  2. 2 :  a photographic display of shapely and scantily clothed female figures —often used attributively — compare beefcake

Examples of cheesecake in a sentence

  1. advertisers who rely on cheesecake to sell products

15th Century

First Known Use of cheesecake

15th century


CHEESECAKE Defined for English Language Learners

cheesecake

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noun cheese·cake \-ˌkāk\

Definition of cheesecake for English Language Learners

  • : a cake with a sweet filling usually made of cheese, eggs, and sugar

  • : pictures of attractive young women who are wearing little clothing


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