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adjective

(usually postpositive) British slang bored, disgusted, or angry

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Word Origin for cheesed off

C20: from cheese ²
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cheesed off

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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