- cheesecheese1 [chēz]n.[ME chese < OE cyse < Gmc * kasjus < IE base * kwat-, to ferment, become sour > L caseus, cheese, OE hwatherian, to foam]1. a food made from the curds of soured milk pressed together to form a solid that is usually allowed to ripen2. a shaped mass of this3. a thing like cheese in shape or consistency——————cheesed offSlang angry——————say cheese!smile!: a photographer's traditional request of someone whose picture is about to be taken☆ cheese2 [chēz ]n.[Hindi chīz, a thing < Pers čiz, something]Slang an important person: cf. BIG CHEESEcheese3 [chēz]vi.cheesed, cheesingSlang to stopto stop——————cheese it!Slang run away fast!
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.