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ˈtʃɛd ərched·dar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cheddarnoun

    a village in southwestern England where cheddar cheese was first made

  2. cheddar, cheddar cheese, Armerican cheddar, American cheesenoun

    hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England


  1. Cheddarnoun

    a village in Somerset, England famous for its cheese, and also for its gorge, caves and remains of early man found in them

  2. Cheddarnoun

    Cheddar cheese

  3. cheddarnoun

    A cheese styled after the Cheddar cheese made in Cheddar.

  4. cheddarnoun

    Money; cash.

  5. cheddarverb

    To cut and press cheese so as to remove the whey and leave drier curds.

  6. Etymology: From Cheddar cheese


  1. cheddar

    Cheddar is a type of hard, often sharp-tasting cheese that originated in the English village of Cheddar in Somerset. Made from cow's milk, it is typically pale yellow in color but can also be artificially dyed to appear more yellow-orange. It is one of the most popular cheese types in the UK and the US, and is used in a wide variety of dishes. Cheddar cheese is known for its rich, nutty flavor which becomes sharper and more complex with age.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cheddaradjective

    of or pertaining to, or made at, Cheddar, in England; as, Cheddar cheese


  1. Cheddar

    Cheddar is a large village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of the English county of Somerset. It is situated on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills, 9 miles north-west of Wells. The civil parish includes the hamlets of Nyland and Bradley Cross. The village, which has its own parish council, has a population of 5,093 and the parish has an acreage of 8,592 acres as of 1961. Cheddar Gorge, on the northern edge of the village, is the largest gorge in the United Kingdom and includes several show caves including Gough's Cave. The gorge has been a centre of human settlement since Neolithic times, including a Saxon palace. It has a temperate climate and provides a unique geological and biological environment that has been recognised by the designation of several Sites of Special Scientific Interest. It is also the site of several limestone quarries. The village gave its name to Cheddar cheese and has been a centre for strawberry growing, with the crop being transported on the Cheddar Valley line, which closed in the late 1960s but is now a cycle path. It is now a major tourist destination with several cultural and community facilities, including the Cheddar Show Caves Museum.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cheddar

    ched′ar, n. an excellent kind of cheese first made in Somersetshire. [From the village of Cheddar in Somersetshire.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cheddar

    a village in Somersetshire, on the Mendip Hills, famous for its cheese.

Rap Dictionary

  1. cheddar

    Money You was smiling chi-town stepping but ain't get no cheddar -- Cassidy (The Problem)

Editors Contribution

  1. cheddar

    A type of cheese.

    Cheddar is a popular type of cheese created in various countries around the world.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheddar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheddar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of cheddar in a Sentence

  1. Red Lobster:

    Maine lobster tail or crab legs add-ons, appetizers, desserts, and of course, Cheddar Bay Biscuits – 12 extra ones.

  2. Nicole Bott:

    We are incredibly proud of Mario and the team for recognizing what a special and rare creature Cheddar is and for working relentlessly to find someone to rescue her, it is an honor to be able to share the story of Cheddar and provide her a new home where she can be enjoyed by many for years to come, all from the safety of her tank.

  3. Howard Stern:

    They are cheddar cheese biscuits that are used as sandwich bread, instead of bread, just plain bread, it’s cheddar cheese biscuits with like a piece of chicken in the middle and I’m like, ‘What happened to the Weight Watchers thing? Is that just over with?’ I mean, Oprah’s huge.

  4. Mario Roque:

    A group of incredible people helped us make this possible, we are so honored to have been able to save Cheddar and find her a good home.

  5. Danielle Josey:

    I kid you not, he says, ‘buffalo chicken wrap from Cheddar’s,’ we whipped around because we all knew what he said.

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