hard cheese

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (interjection)
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Noun[edit]

hard cheese (countable and uncountable, plural hard cheeses)

  1. A type of rennet cheese that is firm owing to the curds having been pressed or comminuted to a large degree to shed more whey and ripened for a longer time.
    Hyponyms: granular cheese, stirred-curd cheese
    Antonyms: soft cheese, cream cheese
  2. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see hard,‎ cheese.

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Interjection[edit]

hard cheese

  1. (idiomatic) An unsympathetic retort to someone suffering misfortune.

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