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chees·y

 (chē′zē)
adj. chees·i·er, chees·i·est
1. Containing or resembling cheese.
2. Informal
a. Of poor quality; shoddy: a movie with cheesy special effects.
b. Vulgarly pretentious or sentimental: a cheesy romantic comedy.

[Sense 2b, possibly partly from earlier cheesy, showy, from cheese.]

chees′i·ly adv.
chees′i·ness n.

cheesy

(ˈtʃiːzɪ)
adj, cheesier or cheesiest
1. like cheese in flavour, smell, or consistency
2. informal (of a smile) broad but possibly insincere: a big cheesy grin.
3. informal banal or trite; in poor taste
ˈcheesiness n

chees•y

(ˈtʃi zi)

adj. chees•i•er, chees•i•est.
1. of or like cheese.
2. Slang. inferior or cheap; shoddy.
[1350–1400]
chees′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cheesy - of very poor quality; flimsy
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
inferior - of low or inferior quality

cheesy

adjective
Informal. Of decidedly inferior quality:
Slang: crummy, schlocky.
Translations

cheesy

[ˈtʃiːzɪ] ADJ
1. [taste, smell] → a queso; [socks, feet] → maloliente
3. [grin] → de hiena

cheesy

[ˈtʃiːzi] adj
[biscuit, sauce] → au fromage
The sauce was too runny and not cheesy enough
BUT La sauce était trop liquide et ne contenait pas assez de fromage.
(= naff) → ringard(e)

cheesy

adj (+er)
käsig; to taste cheesynach Käse schmecken; a cheesy tasteein Käsegeschmack; a cheesy smileein Lächeln ntwie aus der Zahnpastawerbung (inf)
(inf) clothes (= tasteless)geschmacklos; (= old-fashioned)altmodisch, out (inf); her outfit is totally cheesyihre Klamotten sind total aus der Mode (inf)
(inf: = shoddy) → mies (inf)

cheesy

[ˈtʃiːzɪ] adj (flavour, smell) → di formaggio; (consistency) → del formaggio
References in classic literature ?
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