American cheese


noun

a type of processed cheddar-style cheese made in the U.S.

Origin of American cheese

An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805

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British Dictionary definitions for american cheese

American cheese

noun

a type of smooth hard white or yellow cheese similar to a mild Cheddar
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