say cheese

Definition of say cheese

  1. —used by someone who is taking a photograph of a person and wants the subject to smile, since saying the word “cheese” in an exaggerated way, makes a person look like he or she is smiling Say cheese, everyone!”.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to express in words :  state

    :  to state as opinion or belief :  declare

    :  utter, pronounce

  1. :  something that is said :  statement

    :  an expression of opinion

    :  a right or power to influence action or decision

  1. :  about, approximately

    :  for example :  as

  1. :  a food consisting of the coagulated, compressed, and usually ripened curd of milk separated from the whey

    :  an often cylindrical cake of this food

    :  something resembling cheese in shape or consistency

  1. :  to put an end to :  stop

  1. :  someone important

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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