cheese off(redirected from cheesing off)
To anger or irritate someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cheese" and "off." I don't think I said anything to cheese him off, so I'm not sure why he's so mad.
Angry or irritated. I barely spoke to him all night, so I don't know why he's cheesed off.
cheese someone off
Sl. to make someone very angry. You sure know how to cheese Laurel off. Bobby cheesed off every person in the club.
Sl. angry; disgusted. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; get someone ~.) Clare was really cheesed off at the waiter. The waiter was cheesed off at the cook.
Angry, fed up, annoyed, as in I'm cheesed off about watering their plants twice a week. This term was originally military slang and sometimes put simply as cheesed. [Slang; mid-1900s]
mod. angry; disgusted. Clare was really cheesed off at the butler.