Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several types of smooth hard cheese varying in flavor from mild to extra sharp.

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  • proper n. a village in Somerset, England famous for its cheese, and also for its gorge, caves and remains of early man found in them
  • proper n. Cheddar cheese

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to, or made at, Cheddar, in England.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a village in southwestern England where cheddar cheese was first made
  • n. hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England

Etymologies

After Cheddar, a village of southwest England.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • A pack of 24 cans of dependable Campbell's Red & White label Cheddar Cheese Soup in the 10. 75-Ounce Cans is dandy for keeping on hand to become a wonderfully flavorful, sauce slow cooking with vegetables, rice or potatoes, pasta, meats and a wide array of other dishes.

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  • Campbell'sĀ® Pack of 24, 10. 75-Ounce Cans Red & White label Cheddar Cheese Soup is a deliciously uncomplicated product comprising one of the Campbell's line of so called cooking soups.

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  • 'There's a flower grows among the rocks called the Cheddar pink.

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  • Kraft ran a press release that says "Texas Stadium Goes Down In 'CHEDDAR EXPLOSION'" The implosion kicked off the launch of a new Kraft macaroni and cheese dinner product called Cheddar Explosion.

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  • Of his plans downstairs he added: "I want it to be known as the Cheddar cheese bar because I want it to be the cheesiest bar in Sunderland."

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  • Some kinds, such as Cheddar and Swiss, are innocuous because they have been pasteurized.

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  • All others are variations on Cheddar which is of course "plastic cheese".

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  • The following is a press release about Ron Tschetter's we all pronounce it "Cheddar", director of the Peace Corps, visit to China.

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  • The whole Furlo Pass might, without too much exaggeration, be described as a kind of Cheddar on the scale of the Via Mala.

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