Meaning of CHEESE in English


[cheese] n, often attrib [ME chese, fr. OE cese, fr. L caseus cheese] (bef. 12c) 1 a: a food consisting of the coag ulated, compressed, and usu. ripened curd of milk separated from the whey b: an often cylindrical cake of this food

2: something resembling cheese in shape or consistency

[2]cheese vt cheesed ; [origin unknown] (ca. 1811): to put an end to: stop -- cheese it --used in the imperative as a warning of danger "cheese it, the cops" [3]cheese n [perh. fr. Urdu chiz thing] (1920) slang: someone important

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