Translation of cheese in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /tʃiːz/


uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable
  • queso (masculine) blue cheese queso azul say cheese! [Photography/Fotografía] ¡sonría ( or sonrían etc)! hard cheese mala pata [colloquial/familiar] to cut the cheese (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot] tirarse or (Colombia, Mexico/Colombia, México) echarse uno [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) cheese spread queso (masculine) cremoso para untar cheese straws palitos (masculine plural) de queso
    More example sentences
    • In summer it was normal to live on milk, butter, cheese curds and whey, while in autumn a number of cattle were killed, their beef being salted to eat during the winter.
    • To test my theory I've decided to eliminate all food made with cheese, butter or milk from his diet.
    • Another common intolerance is to dairy products, including cow's milk, cheese, yoghurt and cream.

Phrasal verbs

cheese off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (British English/inglés británico)
[colloquial/familiar] (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) to be cheesed off estar* harto or [colloquial/familiar] hasta la coronilla I'm really cheesed off with them me tienen hasta la coronilla [colloquial/familiar]

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