(something) is cheesy

When you say that something is "cheesy", it means that it's not good because it's too cliché or too over-dramatic. You use "cheesy" to describe movies, TV shows, music, books, etc.

Examples of things that can be called "cheesy" are:

  • love songs
  • soap operas
  • cheap science fiction movies
  • romance novels,
  • bad jokes

...and so on.

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