cheesecake


cheesecake
1. n. a display of the female form, probably wearing little clothing, often in photographs. (See also beefcake.)
Women don’t like to see all that cheesecake on the walls when they bring their cars in here to be fixed.
Now they’re even putting the magazines with cheesecake under the counter.
2. n. a good-looking woman; good-looking women.
Who’s the cheesecake in that low-cut job?
Bring on the cheesecake!

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • cheesecake — (n.) mid 15c., from CHEESE (Cf. cheese) (n.1) + CAKE (Cf. cake) (n.). In figurative uses for soft, effeminate from 18c. Slang meaning dates from 1934, when a Time magazine article defined it as leg pictures of sporty females. In its early years… …   Etymology dictionary

  • cheesecake — ► NOUN 1) a rich sweet tart made with cream and soft cheese on a biscuit base. 2) informal images portraying women according to a stereotyped ideal of sexual attractiveness …   English terms dictionary

  • cheesecake — [chēz′kāk΄] n. 1. a kind of cake made of cottage cheese or cream cheese, eggs, sugar, etc., usually baked with a bottom crust of crumbs ☆ 2. Informal display of the figure, esp. the legs, of a pretty young woman, as in a newspaper photograph …   English World dictionary

  • Cheesecake — Baked cheesecake with a strawberry, raspberries and blueberries …   Wikipedia

  • Cheesecake — Une part de cheesecake. Un cheesecake (gâteau au fromage au Québec) est un gâteau contenant du fromage frais ; il repose sur une croûte, généralement biscuitée. Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cheesecake — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A showing of the legs of an attractive woman or a display of her breasts as in certain magazines known as cheesecake magazines. * /Photographer to model: Give us some cheesecake in that pose! / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cheesecake — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A showing of the legs of an attractive woman or a display of her breasts as in certain magazines known as cheesecake magazines. * /Photographer to model: Give us some cheesecake in that pose! / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cheesecake — noun a) A pie made of sweetened and flavoured cottage cheese or cream cheese, eggs and milk on a crunchy base. Cheesecake is an especially fattening dessert. b) …   Wiktionary

  • cheesecake — noun slang informal A showing of the legs of an attractive woman or a display of her breasts as in certain magazines known as cheesecake magazines. Photographer to model: Give us some cheesecake in that pose! …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cheesecake — UK [ˈtʃiːzˌkeɪk] / US [ˈtʃɪzˌkeɪk] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms cheesecake : singular cheesecake plural cheesecakes a type of cake made of biscuits, soft cheese, and sometimes fruit …   English dictionary


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