Examples of cheesy in a Sentence
cheesy plastic knickknacks lined the fireplace mantel
a cheesy watch that he bought from a sidewalk vendor preying on tourists
Recent Examples of cheesy from the Web
More than a dozen varieties of the cheesy dish were scooped and sold.
Orginal reporting: Fans of Chipotle have asked and their calls for creamy, cheesy goodness have been answered by the chain starting today.
This crunchy and cheesy goodness of a dish will knock the socks off of any hungry tailgaters on game day.
Like its cheesier cousin, the Welsh rabbit (better known as rarebit), its name is fanciful.
Somehow, Domino managed to make a cheesy, throwaway love song into a cornerstone of rock and roll.
Not with these salads—they're a little sweet, a little salty, cheesy, and so delicious.
The worst are the flat-looking sheets of under-tire water splashes, which look cheesy compared to the richer, more realistic waves of rain particles in the sky above.
Overall, the consensus was that Tostitos' supermarket queso is spicy and delicious, Moe's has a very thick and cheesy dip, and Chipotle's doesn't really taste like queso.
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First Known Use of cheesy
Synonyms1tacky, dowdy, inelegant, styleless, tasteless, ticky-tacky (also ticky-tack), trashy, unfashionable, unstylish
Antonymschic, classic, classy, elegant, exquisite, fashionable, fine, posh, ritzy, smart, sophisticated, stylish, tasteful
Related Wordsgraceless, inappropriate, incorrect, unbecoming, unseemly, unsuitable, wrong; outmoded, out-of-date, passé; coarse, crude, unrefined, vulgar; cheap, common, inferior, junky, lousy, low-grade, second-rate, shoddy, sleazy, tawdry; flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, grotesque, kitsch, kitschy, loud, ostentatious, overdone, showy, splashy
Near Antonymsappropriate, becoming, correct, fitting, proper, right, seemly, suitable; conservative, genteel, handsome, neat, quiet, refined, restrained, simple, understated; contemporary, modern, up-to-date; à la mode (also a la mode), happening, in, modish, swank (or swanky)
CHEESY Defined for English Language Learners
CHEESY Defined for Kids
Definition of cheesy for Students
- a cheesy texture
- a cheesy sauce
- We laughed while watching the old science fiction movie because of its lousy acting and cheesy sets.
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