cheese

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃiːz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tʃiz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(chēz)


Inflections of 'cheese' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
cheeses
v 3rd person singular
cheesing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
cheesed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
cheesed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

cheese

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [cheddar, Swiss, American, provolone, cottage, cream] cheese
  2. [hard, soft, blue, sticky, creamy, moldy, stinky, smelly] cheese
  3. [French] cheeses
  4. cheese from [France]
  5. [sliced, grated, melted] cheese
  6. topped with cheese
  7. cheese on toast
  8. [slice, cut, grate] cheese
  9. put cheese [on top, in the middle]
  10. [cook, bake] until the cheese melts
  11. the cheese is melting
  12. would you like cheese [with, on] that?
  13. cheese and [wine, crackers]
  14. cheese and [tomato, onion]
  15. [macaroni, mac] and cheese
  16. would like (extra) cheese with [that] (please)
  17. a [wheel, block, slice, piece] of cheese
  18. [a pound, 500 grams] of cheese
  19. [an assortment, a selection, a plate, a platter] of cheeses
  20. [looked, felt, full of holes] like Swiss cheese
  21. is the big cheese [in the office, at the party]
  22. slang: [playing, listening to, dancing to] (80's) cheese
  23. (everyone) say cheese!
  24. slang: who cut the cheese?!
  25. has holes in it like Swiss cheese
  26. a [slice, piece] of Swiss cheese
  27. comes with Swiss Cheese (on it)
  28. would you like Swiss cheese or [cheddar, provolone]?
  29. [melted, creamy] Swiss cheese
  30. [chop, slice, grate, dice] Swiss cheese
  31. [slice] Swiss cheese for the fondue
  32. [Emmenthal®, Appenzeller®] is a popular Swiss cheese
n as adj
  1. a cheese [assortment, selection, plate, platter]
  2. a cheese [sauce, knife]
  3. a (grilled) cheese [sandwich]
  4. a cheese and [tomato, ham] sandwich
  5. [before, after] the cheese course
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