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cheesy

Uncool, embarrassing, or imitative. Check out the cheesy guy in the cowboy boots—he's definitely trying too hard.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

cheesy

mod. cheap; tacky. I wouldn’t live in a cheesy place like this if I could afford better.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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'' Stevi Ritchie ramped up the novelty factor even more in the live shows, with performances cheesier than a fondue in the Swiss Alps
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We play those up to make them even more fun and sweeter and cheesier. It's so playful.
It has become a sound-track CD, a stage show, video game, reality TV show and the songbook of choice for the cheesier contestants on X Factor not averse to prancing around in a high school sports jacket with a plethora of even cheesier dancers.
That the mooning young lovers are not for the lactose intolerant, being cheesier than a night spent in a fondue factory.
Al-Sayara al-Ajeeba, (Arabic for Amazing Car, as we knew it), doesn't get any cheesier! Well, it does and if you are able to find the entire season on DVD you're in for a ride; so for your own safety fasten your seatbelt.
I hate to use the word "holistically" (or its even cheesier, more new-age spelling, "wholistically") since it was one of the most overused words of the 1990s, referring to everything from business processes to herbal supplements to snack foods, but it applies to the call center industry so, well, wholly, that it merits dragging out of retirement.
This year the titles are more grandiose, the opening studio music is overly dramatic, and the method of introducing the judges and their acts a lot cheesier.
MAKE IT CHEESIER: Melt slices of cheddar on top during the last few minutes of grilling.
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College football, however, becomes cheesier and cheesier, year by year.
If you are like me, I love cheesier lasagna so I double the cheese.
Please?' If the owner responds positively, the mirror can follow up with an even cheesier response such as 'Ah, you really do have a beautiful smile.
It might be cheesier than a Wotsits quality controller's breath, but it never fails to put a smile on my face.