- (sometimes not capital) any of several types of smooth hard yellow or whitish cheese
- a village in SW England, in N Somerset: situated near Cheddar Gorge, a pass through the Mendip Hills renowned for its stalactitic caverns and rare limestone flora. Pop: 4796 (2001)
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Fooda hard smooth cheese that varies in flavor from mild to sharp.
- Fooda hard, smooth-textured cheese, made usually from the whole milk of cows and varying in color from white to deep yellow and in flavor from mild to sharp as it ages. Also called ched′dar cheese′.
- named after Cheddar, village in Somersetshire, England, where it was first made 1655–65