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cheesy

Uncool, embarrassing, or imitative. Check out the cheesy guy in the cowboy boots—he's definitely trying too hard.

cheesy

mod. cheap; tacky. I wouldn’t live in a cheesy place like this if I could afford better.
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Through a variety of costume changes, from black satin frock coat to glittery lilac trousers, cheesiness abounded, including one section where a lady in the front row sitting with her husband was regaled with a face-to-face love ballad.
In a region predictably in thrall to the vernacular cheesiness of the ranch style bungalow, Joy's houses have a searing clarity of conception and execution that extends the Modernist tradition of entering into a dialogue with nature and responding to the nuances of place.
When they returned to simple folk songs like JCB, Nizlopi were at their best but Luke's cringeworthy rapping and downright cheesiness all but eclipsed the duo's obvious musical talent.
Keaton's character, although a successful playwright, fears inevitable failure (his obsessive distraction by a particularly insane theater critic, played with over-the-top cheesiness by Downey, is a distracting subplot) and finds in his lifelong love/have of the Red Sox a fitting metaphor for his own professional (and relational) anxieties.
The interior features that same odd combination of faux luxury cheesiness sported by the current crop of new cars--there's lots of that pristine ubiquitous plastic and fabrics that haven't hosted thousands of other odor-emitting humans.
Hey!'' But it does suffer from a severe amount of cheesiness, especially when it comes to artist interviews.
Of course, television and painting have influenced one another, but while it is fairly easy to see what these paintings have in common with television (color, blankness, cheesiness, entertainment value, and, yes, beauty), nowhere does Decter show what television has to do with the paintings he has chosen.
She condemns the White-water transactions not on the underlying (and debatable) facts but for their "cheesiness"; she finds Bob Dole's first name "bland"; she's miffed that Hillary Clinton "wore pink" to a press conference.
We hate to say it, but when you take all the fat out of cheese, it loses its cheesiness. Some brands were chalky or gritty.
Was it an ironic statement or just a full-on way to embrace cheesiness? It was left for every guest to decide.
It also likes to tap into some serious cheesiness but pulls away just before the completely predictable happens.
So no amount of cheesiness in the programme's epic soundtrack (from Coldplay to Snow Patrol, it had it all) or at times nerdy scientific detail could take anything away from the warmth and wonder that came from watching this momentous breakthrough.
For instance, with lovey-dovey stuff, it can be quite easy for that to border into cheesiness. " ?
It could have been a fine example of guilty pleasure cinema if it just were patient enough to fully steer our guilt towards embracing cheesiness. Now the only thing I feel guilty about is not being convinced that love conquers all.
I'm away to comfort eat a slab of shortbread while I reflect on a level of tackiness and cheesiness that's utterly Beyond Beleith.