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slang imperative Run; hide; get out of here; stop what one's doing. Cheese it, someone called the cops!
Stop, look out, as in Cheese it! Here come the cops! This term, generally stated as an imperative, may have been a replacement for the earlier "Stop at once." Eric Partridge speculated that it may have been a corruption of Cease! but its true origin is not known. [Slang; mid-1800s]
Cheese it !verb
1. To look out. Often used in the imperative.
2. To get away fast; get going. Often used in the imperative.