Definition of cheese eater in English:

cheese eater

noun

  • 1A person who eats cheese; a person who appreciates or routinely consumes cheese.

  • 2US slang. An informer.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Dekker (c1572–1632), playwright and pamphleteer. From cheese + eater.

Pronunciation

cheese eater

/ˈtʃiːz ˌiːtə/