Definition of cheesecake noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃiːzkeɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃiːzkeɪk//
[countable, uncountable] Sweets and desserts
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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 cake or crushed biscuits/cookies, sometimes with fruit on top a strawberry cheesecake Is there any cheesecake left? See related entries: Sweets and desserts
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cheesecake