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English definition of “cheesy”

cheesy

adjective uk   /ˈtʃiː.zi/ us  

cheesy adjective (BAD STYLE)

informal clearly of cheap quality or in bad style: cheesy hotel music cheesy adverts UK informal describes a wide smile that is not sincere: She gave a cheesy grin to the cameras.

cheesy adjective (LIKE CHEESE)

tasting like or of cheese: cheesy snacks UK informal If someone's feet, shoes, or socks are cheesy, they smell unpleasant: Someone here's got cheesy feet!
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