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
The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority commercial -- cheesy or not -- is part of the regulator’s bid to say hasta la vista to a 20-year scandal that’s cost banks 27.4 billion pounds ($35 billion).
Crafted by executive creative chef Katy Smith, the innovative dish is made by folding filet mignon into a bed of melted cheese on the griddle to form the crispy, cheesy wrap into the shape of a donut.
While George went for a classic black polo and shorts, Amal topped off her black tank top and tennis skirt with a visor, making the once cheesy accessory look instantly cool again.
Soon the screen is being larded up with so many shimmering magical portals and glowing compasses and attacking floorboards that the movie is cheesier than a gouda factory.
Diners will soon be able to get breakfast all day, including a cheesy breakfast grit bowl ($10/with poached eggs, crispy bacon and a buttermilk biscuit) and other eggy dishes.
However, this theme is simply too cheesy for my taste.
The extra cheesy pair that caught our eye, however, was designed by Jen Mussari to represent New Jersey.
The chain Cici's Pizza carries a pie topped with cheesy noodles, while recipes for mac and cheese pizza are readily available through Pinterest and food blogs.
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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Related Wordsgraceless, inappropriate, incorrect, unbecoming, unseemly, unsuitable, wrong; outmoded, out-of-date, passé; coarse, crude, unrefined, vulgar; cheap, common, inferior, junky, lousy, low-grade, second-rate, shoddy, sleazy, tawdry; flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy,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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