Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality, condition, or state of being cheesy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being cheesy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being cheesy, or resembling cheese in consistence, taste, or odor.

Etymologies

cheesy +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It's Halloween, so a certain degree of cheesiness is permitted.

    Courtney Cachet: Halloween Decor All Grown Up

  • They were fun to watch, gave me some laughs namely the cheesiness, but they were not art.

    Fox's Wolverine 2 Ready to Start Shooting in January of 2011 « FirstShowing.net

  • The Call of Cthulhu Teaser looks to have good costumes and sets but sets the bar high on cheesiness, which isn't surprising once you view their A Shoggoth on the Roof: A Documentary.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • I infinitely prefer Prince of Thieves's so-called 'cheesiness' over current Hollywood's trendy 'realism'.

    Another Awesome New Robin Hood Trailer to Kick off 2010! « FirstShowing.net

  • I am looking forward to New Moon and am hopeful that with a bigger budget the "cheesiness" of the film can be toned out or completely eliminated next time around, but all in all I was very happy with Twilight and plan to see it again this week.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • The game does also have some voice acting, especially when Skip's friends are giving him instructions or hints, but unfortunately this aspect of the audio falls back into the "cheesiness" category.

    MobileTechReview

  • At the same time, 40% of shoppers complained that repetition was the most annoying factor while 28% admitted that the "cheesiness" of Christmas tunes was behind this decision.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • "Often the stuff that becomes nostalgia is not the hits, '' points out Bob Thompson, a pop culture prof at Syracuse University, who considers" cheesiness "a crucial ingredient for wistful reflection.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • The special effects might seem cheesy to our jaded CGI overloaded eyes, but I think the cheesiness has its own appeal.

    2010 June : Scrubbles.net

  • Its cheesiness and “throw it against the wall and see if it sticks” humor reminded me, in a bad way, of Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.

    Weekly Mishmash: May 10-16 : Scrubbles.net

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