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cheesy

mod. cheap; tacky. I wouldn’t live in a cheesy place like this if I could afford better.
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It's so cheesily, tinselly, toothachingly Christmassy in places, it makes you think this must be what if feels like to have a slushie thrown in your face.
A bit cheesily, a Damascene entrepreneur has hung a ladder over the wall by his caf.
Dancer Alice rebels against her posh parents by inviting scruffy pianist Victor to dinner with them, and Marco cheesily romances Jenny.
It's cheesily melodramatic, but quite entertaining hokum nevertheless.
Boffins at Stuttgart have come up with the rather cheesily named Concept Ocean Drive, hailing it as the most comfortable and elegant modern convertible.
When Cartoon Network first introduced its Adult Swim nighttime bloc, the notion of cheesily animated shows with corkscrew plotting and Dadaistic nonsequiturs was a fresh one.
Visitor Q, shot on video, is so cheesily outlandish, it's funnier than it is distressing.
Watching Christopher Reeve bring dignity to a comic book character who had mostly been treated cheesily in earlier movie serial and TV series efforts emphasizes the sadness of this once-vibrant actor confined to a wheelchair ever since a horseback accident turned him into a paraplegic.
Giant-killers Southport's reward for beating Eastleigh is a trip to Derby, with boss Gary Brabin at the aquarium in Hull, rather cheesily chosen by the BBC for the draw when the big fish are tossed in with the minnows.
Rock Of Ages (12A) Cheesily camp musical set to 80s hair rock anthems with Catherine Zeta-Jones leading the clean up the town campaign against Tom Cruise's sex crazed superstar and Alec Baldwin's greasy club manager while a small town girl/city boy romance plot fizzes in the background.
That this didn't come across as cheesily as it reads was just another one of the Miracles on Coronation Street in the last week.
Almond's exuberant demeanour at timesveerednearertopantomimedame to the title of his Fantastic Star as he donned a cheesily showbiz sequinned jacket.
Its bar -- cheesily named The 87 after the first Premier Inn which opened in England in 1987 -- dishes out some of the best cocktails this side of town.
They're probably all kindly enough women - in the right place - but gazing adoringly at their spouses (a la Nancy Reagan), cheesily holding hands or visiting sick children isn't the right place.
I tell her the two little cuties smiling cheesily up at us with their dad look uncannily like her.