Definition of cheesecake in English:

cheesecake

Line breaks: cheese|cake
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃiːzkeɪk
 
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noun

1A kind of rich sweet tart made with cream and soft cheese on a biscuit base.
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  • Originally, such cheesecakes were made with soft, home-made curd cheeses but these days we use light cream cheese from the supermarket.
  • We were delighted with the show and happily chose from various cheesecakes, meringues and chocolate cakes.
  • I really enjoyed the internet-only audio guide that showcases the seven best cheesecakes in the city.
2 [mass noun] informal Images portraying women in a manner which emphasizes idealized or stereotypical sexual attractiveness: [as modifier]: a cheesecake photo of herself wearing a silly hat and little else
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  • So if you post cheesecake photos of Objectivists are you objectifying them?
  • Is it just us, or does all this retro culture stuff seem infused with an element of cheesecake, a world where the pin-up was the height of visual elegance?
  • And the clincher, from this cheesecake shot found by reader Brad: She plays football.

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