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Adjective: cheesy (cheesier,cheesiest)  chee-zee
  1. Resembling or relating to cheese
     
  2. [informal] Effusively or insincerely emotional
    "a cheesy novel";
    - bathetic, drippy [informal], hokey [N. Amer, informal], maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy [informal], schmaltzy [informal], schmalzy [informal], sentimental, sappy [informal], soppy [Brit, informal], soupy [informal], slushy [informal], corny [informal], cutesy [informal], gooey [informal], weepy [informal]
     
  3. [informal] Of very poor quality; flimsy
    - bum [informal], cheap, chintzy [N. Amer, informal], crummy [informal], punk [N. Amer, informal], sleazy [archaic], tinny [archaic], tacky [informal], crumby [informal]

Derived forms: cheesiest, cheesier

See also: cornball [N. Amer, informal], emotional, inferior, lovey-dovey [informal]

Encyclopedia: Cheesy