adjective Chiefly British Slang.
disgusted; fed up (usually followed by off).
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- cheesed off,
Origin of cheesed
First recorded in 1940–45; origin obscure
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(usually postpositive) British slang bored, disgusted, or angry
Word Origin for cheesed off
C20: from cheese ²
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Angry, fed up, annoyed, as in I'm cheesed off about watering their plants twice a week. This term was originally military slang and sometimes put simply as cheesed. [Slang; mid-1900s]
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