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cheesy

See also: cheezie

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EtymologyEdit

cheese +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

cheesy (comparative cheesier, superlative cheesiest)

  1. of or relating to cheese
    This sandwich is full of cheesy goodness.
  2. resembling, or containing cheese
    a cheesy flavor
    I like pizzas with a cheesy crust.
  3. (informal) of poor quality through being overdramatic, excessively emotional or clichéd, trite, contrived, shoddy
    a cheesy song
    a cheesy movie
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    • 2008, Jeff Spanke, Second Hand Out (page 86)
      Needless to say, toward the end of Martin's first term, the relationship he once enjoyed with President Waverly had evolved into a slapdash charade of cheap promises and cheesy smiles.
    • 2012, Ginny Felch, Photographing Children Photo Workshop
      There is something about 5- and 6-year-olds that makes them ever-ready to pose with the big, cheesy grin with no provocation.

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(of poor quality through being overdramatic, excessively emotional or clichéd, trite, contrived, shoddy):

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