Cheesy grin

fake grin (from the request by a photographer to say "cheese", to produce an apparent smile in the subject)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • cheesy — UK [ˈtʃiːzɪ] / US [ˈtʃɪzɪ] adjective Word forms cheesy : adjective cheesy comparative cheesier superlative cheesiest 1) tasting like cheese, or tasting of cheese cheesy biscuits 2) informal lacking style or good quality and slightly silly cheesy… …   English dictionary

  • cheesy — chees|y [ tʃizi ] adjective 1. ) INFORMAL lacking style or good quality and slightly silly: CRUMMY: cheesy shoes 2. ) tasting like cheese or tasting of cheese: cheesy biscuits 3. ) a cheesy smile is wide and looks false: his cheesy grin …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cheesy — I. /ˈtʃizi/ (say cheezee) adjective (cheesier, cheesiest) 1. like cheese: cheesy taste; cheesy consistency. 2. Colloquial smelly. {chees(e) + y1} –cheesiness, noun II. /ˈtʃizi/ (say cheezee) Colloqui …   Australian English dictionary

  • cheesy — chees|y [ˈtʃizi] adj 1.) tasting like cheese or containing cheese ▪ cheesy sauces 2.) informal cheap and not of good quality ▪ a cheesy soap opera 3.) informal not sincere ▪ a cheesy grin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • grin — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, broad, Cheshire (AmE), Cheshire cat, huge, large, wide ▪ faint, feeble …   Collocations dictionary

  • cheesy — adj. Cheesy is used with these nouns: ↑grin, ↑lyrics, ↑movie, ↑show …   Collocations dictionary

  • chuck a cheesy — vb Australian to grin. The colloquial cliche a cheesy grin has given rise to this more recent expression, in use since the mid 1980s among adolescents …   Contemporary slang

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