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cheesy

adjective uk   /ˈtʃiː.zi/ us  

cheesy adjective (BAD STYLE)

informal clearly of cheap quality or in bad style: cheesy hotel music cheesy advertsCosting or worth little or no moneyInformal words for badRubbish and wasteSerious and unpleasantNot of good qualityNot of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad UK informal describes a wide smile that is not sincere: She gave a cheesy grin to the cameras.Laughing and smilingAffected and insincere

cheesy adjective (LIKE CHEESE)

tasting like or of cheese: cheesy snacksVarious qualities of foodFlavours and tastes UK informal If someone's feet, shoes, or socks are cheesy, they smell unpleasant: Someone here's got cheesy feet!Smells and smelling
(Definition of cheesy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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