Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cake made of sweetened cottage cheese or cream cheese, eggs, milk, sugar, and flavorings.
  • noun Images, especially photographs, of sexually attractive, scantily attired women.
  • noun The women depicted in such images.

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  • noun countable and uncountable A pie made of sweetened and flavoured cottage cheese or cream cheese, eggs and milk on a crunchy base.
  • noun uncountable Imagery of one or more scantily clad, sexually attractive persons, especially young women; pin-ups.

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

  • noun made with sweetened cream cheese and eggs and cream baked in a crumb crust
  • noun a photograph of an attractive woman in minimal attire

Etymologies

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cheese +‎ cake

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  • “By 1951, the brother-sister photographers Irving and Paula Klaw, who ran a mail-order business in cheesecake, were promoting the Bettie Page image with spike heels and whips, while Bunny Yeager’s pictures featured her in jungle shots, with and without leopards skins.�?

    The New York Times, Bettie Page, Queen of Pinups, Dies at 85, by Robert D. McFadden, December 11, 2008

    December 13, 2008