Definition of cheese-eating in English:

cheese-eating

adjective

  • That eats cheese; characterized by the (frequent or habitual) consumption of cheese.

Phrases

  • cheese-eating surrender monkeys

    • US derogatory. : the French; French people collectively.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Morning Post. From cheese + eating.

Pronunciation

cheese-eating

/ˈtʃiːzˌiːtɪŋ/