cheesy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cheesy of very poor quality; flimsy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cheesy Having the nature, qualities, taste, form, consistency, or appearance of cheese.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cheesy Having the consistence, taste, odor, etc., of cheese; resembling cheese in any respect; caseous. Cheesy degeneration or transformation, caseous degeneration (which see, under caseous).
    • cheesy Stylish; fine; showy; ‘quite the cheese.’
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cheesy having the nature of cheese
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. cése, cýse, curdled milk (Ger. käse)—L. caseus.

Usage

In literature:

I reckon we'll fix your clock for a while just to show what we think of your old cheesy nation.
"Heart of the West" by O. Henry
Then a kind of a tallowy kind of a cheesy.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Mercuropotassic White cheesy Same.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882" by Various
They themselves were covered with the cheesy substance typical of canker, and they bled on friction.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
I have not tasted any really good butter since we arrived, and we pay two shillings a pound for cheesy, rancid stuff.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, April, 1876." by Various
Corn that has a cheesy appearance after canning had reached the dough stage before being packed.
"Every Step in Canning" by Grace Viall Gray
Flesh firm, cheesy, white.
"Among the Mushrooms" by Ellen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin
It is a white, cheesy material, with a slight flavor of tallow.
"Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Vol VIII" by Various
These tumors contain matter of a cheesy consistency.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
They suggest something stale and cheesy, something as squalid as the charity they serve.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
All three had their mother's square head and a cheesy complexion.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
The contents, a cheesy-looking mass, may commonly be pressed out without difficulty.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
He lost out because he dickered too long and acted cheesy.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
Cheesy Zaugbaum lacked the luck of these two.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
The flesh is firm, white, dry, somewhat cheesy.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Usually they have a small opening, from which a thick, cheesy matter can be squeezed out.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Only the higher priced pencils now cut in that smooth, cheesy, delightful fashion when being sharpened.
"Old Plymouth Trails" by Winthrop Packard
They thereby assume a characteristic cheesy or buttery odour and become rather darker in colour.
"The Bacillus of Long Life" by Loudon Douglas
It is said to be very agreeable in flavor, but it must contain more cheesy matter than the butter from ordinary cream.
"Domestic Animals" by Richard L. Allen
The type of the cheesy metamorphosis was found in the enlarged lymphatic glands, commonly called scrofulous.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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In news:

Our flavor-packed Cheesy Hash Browns are the perfect brunch or dinner go-along.
Here in the Lei Chic office, we're in full-on Christmas mode (check out our cheesy Christmas card).
Sure it's fanciful and a bit cheesy at times as most serials were, but I found it to be a lot of fun.
Forget what you know about illusionists: no cheesy tuxedos, no rabbits to pull out of hats.
The VP candidate's Midwest home state is full of cheesy cheer.
Cheesy, but anyone who has cranked that song has felt infinite at that moment, too.
When thinking about progressive rock, or "prog rock" for short, a few things likely come to mind: gratuitously long pieces, incomprehensible concept albums and Roger Dean's cheesy fantasy landscape cover art.
Chunky sweaters, peppermint lattes, ice skating in the park, holiday parties I know it's cheesy, but I love everything about the holiday season.
AP) Many people love naming weather events, a handful of people find it cheesy.
Cheesy eggs served with wilted kale and roasted squash make an easy week-day dinner, or an inventive brunch idea for the weekend.
Michael's Kitchen, a hit in Hollywood before its relocation last month to the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, is a step above that cheesy chain but shares the same cuisine-as-circus-act sensibility.
Creamy, cheesy and packed with fresh summer vegetables, this white-sauce version of lasagna will please even the youngest members of the family.
A creamy, cheesy pasta salad that's suited for anyone.
Ham and peas mixed with cheesy pasta shells make for a hearty and delicious snack.
With only five ingredients, you can whip up these deliciously cheesy roasted red pepper straws as an appetizer for your next gathering.
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In science:

Likewise, there exist level one cheesy polyominoes1 that are not multi-directed animals.
Stacked directed animals and multi-directed animals defined without using heaps of pieces
For example, if the level one cheesy polyomino of Figure 7 were a multi-directed animal, then it would be a union of two directed animals (because there are two source cells).
Stacked directed animals and multi-directed animals defined without using heaps of pieces
Cheesy polyominoes are an ob ject defined by this author .
Stacked directed animals and multi-directed animals defined without using heaps of pieces
Figure 7: A level one cheesy polyomino which is not a multi-directed animal.
Stacked directed animals and multi-directed animals defined without using heaps of pieces
The cell labeled by e would not belong to any of the two directed animals, and hence would not belong to the cheesy polyomino.
Stacked directed animals and multi-directed animals defined without using heaps of pieces
Since the cell e does belong to the cheesy polyomino, we have a contradiction.
Stacked directed animals and multi-directed animals defined without using heaps of pieces
On the other hand, there exist a lot of multi-directed animals and stacked directed animals which are not cheesy polyominoes.
Stacked directed animals and multi-directed animals defined without using heaps of pieces
For example, none of the ob jects shown in Figures 4 and 5 is a cheesy polyomino.
Stacked directed animals and multi-directed animals defined without using heaps of pieces
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