cheese-eater

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cheese-eater

One who is regarded as a traitor. "Cheese" alludes to rats eating cheese, playing on the definition of "rat" meaning "traitor." The gang was determined to find the cheese-eater who told the police about their illegal activities.

cheese-eater

n. an informer; a rat fink. (Rats eat cheese.) Some cheese-eater called the clerk and warned her we were coming.
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Because 95 percent of cottage cheese eaters also eat yogurt, the same trends that drove the $9 billion yogurt market should also apply to cottage cheese.
Cereal eaters exhibited modest changes but cheese eaters' jaws changed the most.
"Oh that's right, he called them cheese eaters." "Times were different back then, people were more polite, so that's why he used that phrase," Boutros explained.
With flavors such as Country Style Herbes De Provence, Fresh Loire Valley in a Fig Leaf, and Double Cream Sundried Tomato Garlic, Miyoko's Kitchen vegan cheese is sure to please even the most sophisticated cheese eaters. Pair with sliced fruit or a baguette for a gourmet snack.
As British Cheese Week draws to a close, a new survey reveals that we are a nation of experimental cheese eaters.
We're a nation of patriotic cheese eaters, with Brits favouring good old-fashioned English cheeses such as Cheddar, Wensleydale and Stilton over those from any other cheese-producing country.
A Muppet is the Most Useless Police Person Ever Trained (or a bench of magistrates), traffic officers are cheese eaters, a Gobby Probby is a probationer with too much to say, and a BONGO is a policeman who stays in the station: Books On Never Goes Out.
Blue-veined cheeses inspire strong emotions, even among ardent cheese eaters. Most people either love them or hate them, with few consumers remaining indifferent.
Something else about the milk drinkers may explain why their knees fared better than those of non-milk drinkers or cheese eaters. Stay tuned.