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Definition of cheesecake noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[countable, uncountable]
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a cold dessert (= a sweet dish) made from a soft mixture of cream cheese, sugar, eggs, etc. on a base of pastry, cake, or crushed cookies, sometimes with fruit on top a strawberry cheesecake Is there any cheesecake left?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cheesecake