How is "a cheap way to defeat someone in a video game" any different from "a solution to a problem which doesn't display any skill or elegance"? The video game specific definition of cheesy doesn't seem, to me, to warrant it's own entry. In fact, it appears rather cheesy. —This unsigned comment was added by 126.96.36.199 (talk • contribs) at 23:09, 19 February 2006 (UTC).
Does cheesiness necessarily imply poor quality? I can think of lots of songs that could be described as cheesy despite technical excellence. Also, couldn't "gimmicky" be one of the criteria? 188.8.131.52 23:00, 22 July 2008 (UTC)
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"(informal) of a solution to a problem, inelegant, showing no skill (see brute force method)" "Using an infinite number of monkeys to write television shows is cheesy." Equinox◑ 16:27, 6 January 2011 (UTC)
Senses 3 and 4 both seem quite wordy and overly specific. Something like "shabby" or "shoddy" or "of low quality" would seem to cover the usage example and most other usage I am familiar with. DCDuringTALK 19:33, 6 January 2011 (UTC)
RFV failed, sense removed. —RuakhTALK 19:41, 12 February 2011 (UTC)