Definition of Cheese

1. Noun. A solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk.

2. Verb. Used in the imperative (get away, or stop it). "Cheese it!"
Generic synonyms: Cease, Discontinue, Give Up, Lay Off, Quit, Stop

3. Noun. Erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States.
Exact synonyms: Cheeseflower, High Mallow, Malva Sylvestris, Tall Mallow
Group relationships: Genus Malva, Malva
Generic synonyms: Mallow

4. Verb. Wind onto a cheese. "Cheese the yarn"
Generic synonyms: Spool

Definition of Cheese

1. n. The curd of milk, coagulated usually with rennet, separated from the whey, and pressed into a solid mass in a hoop or mold.

Definition of Cheese

1. Noun. A dairy product made from curdled or cultured milk. ¹

2. Noun. Any particular variety of cheese. ¹

3. Noun. A piece of cheese, especially one moulded into a large round shape during manufacture. ¹

4. Noun. (uncountable colloquial) That which is melodramatic, overly emotional, or cliché, i.e. cheesy. ¹

5. Noun. (uncountable slang) Money. ¹

6. Noun. (countable UK) In skittles, the roughly ovoid object that is thrown to knock down the skittles. ¹

7. Noun. (countable slang baseball) A fastball. ¹

8. Noun. (uncountable slang) A dangerous mixture of black tar heroin and crushed Tylenol PM tablets. The resulting powder resembles grated cheese and is snorted. ¹

9. Noun. (vulgar slang) Smegma. ¹

10. Verb. To prepare curds for making cheese. ¹

11. Interjection. (photography) (non-gloss definition Said while being photographed, to give the impression of smiling.) ¹

12. Noun. (slang) Wealth, fame, excellence, importance. ¹

13. Verb. (slang) To stop; to refrain from. ¹

14. Verb. (slang) To anger or irritate someone, usually in combination with "off". ¹

15. Verb. (gaming slang) To use an unsporting tactic; to repeatedly use an attack which is overpowered or difficult to counter ¹

16. Verb. (gaming) To use an unconventional, all-in strategy to take one's opponent by surprise early in the game (especially for real-time strategy games) ¹

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Definition of Cheese

1. to stop [v CHEESED, CHEESING, CHEESES] - See also: stop

Medical Definition of Cheese

1. A nutritious food consisting primarily of the curd or the semisolid substance formed when milk coagulates. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheese

cheese (current term)
cheese-eating surrender monkeys
cheese and rice
cheese box
cheese crisp
cheese crisps
cheese curl
cheese curls
cheese cutter
cheese dip
cheese dog
cheese dogs
cheese down
cheese fondue
cheese grater

Literary usage of Cheese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1912)
"Product and price of butter of Tuscarawas Co.; no cheese made. ... Table: average product of butter and cheese in Western Reserve, Hocking Valley and the ..."

2. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"All the varieties of cheese, about 150 in number, differing in part ... Cream-cheese, or super-fatty cheese, obtained from cream or from new milk to which ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1909)
"The value of milk for cheese making is dependent on its fat content. ... Each lot was made up into cheese as shown in the photograph. The cheese made from ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"As soon as a sufficient skin has formed on the cheese to preserve its ebape, ... The cheese is then put aside in a clean, cool, airy situation for ripening, ..."

5. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"It was therefore arranged, between father and son, that the milk from the new farm should be brought over in cans and made up in the paternal cheese-room. ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1861)
"Skimmed-milk cheese, which was likewise examined for copper and zinc, did not contain any metallic impurity. Stilton, and other varieties of cheese, have, ..."

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