Definition of "cheesy" []

  • Containing or resembling cheese. (adjective)
  • Informal Of poor quality; shoddy. (adjective)
  • Like cheese in flavour, smell, or consistency (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (of a smile) broad but possibly insincere (adjective)
  • Banal or trite; in poor taste (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "cheesy" in a sentence
  • "And my reaction was “omg how cheesy is that” and I laughed as well."
  • "At the time it looked really cheesy from the ads and the way they pushed the game, but in actuallity it was one of the best games of its type."
  • "No one can master the ultimate in cheesy goodness like a musical."