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cheesy

adjective uk   /ˈtʃiː.zi/ informal us  

cheesy adjective (BAD STYLE)

informal of bad quality or in bad taste: cheesy hotel music cheesy adverts A cheesy smile is wide but 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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