cheddar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Cheddar cheese. The slang use meaning "money, currency" may be derived from association with cheese (wealth), probably from Persian چیز(čīz, thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cheddar (countable and uncountable, plural cheddars)

  1. A cheese styled after the Cheddar cheese made in Cheddar.
  2. (slang) Money, cash, currency.
    • 1996, Junior M.A.F.I.A., "Get Money"
      Touch my cheddar, feel my Beretta.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

cheddar (third-person singular simple present cheddars, present participle cheddaring, simple past and past participle cheddared)

  1. (cheese making) To cut and press cheese so as to remove the whey and leave drier curds.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English cheddar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃedːɑr/, [ˈt̪ʃe̞dːɑr]

Noun[edit]

cheddar

  1. cheddar (cheese)

Usage notes[edit]

Although used to refer to Cheddar cheese, the term in Finland is often also used to refer to processed cheese (sulatejuusto), although having nothing to do with Cheddar cheese.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of cheddar (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative cheddar cheddarit
genitive cheddarin cheddarien
cheddareiden
cheddareitten
partitive cheddaria cheddareita
cheddareja
illative cheddariin cheddareihin
singular plural
nominative cheddar cheddarit
accusative nom. cheddar cheddarit
gen. cheddarin
genitive cheddarin cheddarien
cheddareiden
cheddareitten
partitive cheddaria cheddareita
cheddareja
inessive cheddarissa cheddareissa
elative cheddarista cheddareista
illative cheddariin cheddareihin
adessive cheddarilla cheddareilla
ablative cheddarilta cheddareilta
allative cheddarille cheddareille
essive cheddarina cheddareina
translative cheddariksi cheddareiksi
instructive cheddarein
abessive cheddaritta cheddareitta
comitative cheddareineen
Possessive forms of cheddar (type paperi)
possessor singular plural
1st person cheddarini cheddarimme
2nd person cheddarisi cheddarinne
3rd person cheddarinsa

Synonyms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English cheddar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cheddar m (plural cheddars)

  1. Cheddar cheese

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English cheddar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cheddar m (plural cheddars)

  1. Cheddar cheese (type of cheese)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English cheddar.

Noun[edit]

cheddar m (plural cheddars)

  1. cheddar

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English cheddar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cheddar c

  1. cheddar

Declension[edit]

Declension of cheddar 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative cheddar cheddarn
Genitive cheddars cheddarns