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
Jill Wendholt Silva The Kansas City Star The cheesy corn is based on Kimball’s grandmother’s recipe.
Giving it as a gift is a novel way to expose someone else to the technology without boring them with white papers and cheesy YouTube videos.
There are heartier options, too: biscuits and gravy, cheesy potatoes and Bloody Marys.
This simple bakery and pastry shop hides a fabulous baker (named Marie-Andrée) who devises such goodies as multigrain loaves, baguettes and cheesy bacon rolls.
This isn’t a cheesy Apple slogan; everyone really believes this.
The biscuits were soft and fluffy and slightly cheesy.
The dialogue can be cheesy and obvious, but in a way that inspires affection, not derision—even when someone onscreen is reiterating, yet again, that Johnson sure is strong, and handsome, and capable.
In contrast to the cheesy Trump Grill, in Manhattan, the fittings seem opulent, the service is professional, and the restaurant is fully staffed and overseen by a director of food and beverages who has the bluff heartiness of Sydney Greenstreet.
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First Known Use of cheesy
bad, bargain-basement, bum, cheap, cheapjack, coarse, common, cut-rate, execrable, gimcrack, inferior, junky, lousy, low-grade, low-rent, mediocre, miserable, poor, rotten, rubbishy, schlock (or schlocky), second-rate, shoddy, sleazy, terrible, trashy, trumpery, wretched;
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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