Site Feedback

Resolved questions
what's the origin of the idiom "cheese somebody off "

I found it means to make somebody annoyed, bored or frustrated on dictionary. But i was confused, why did it means that? Where's the origin from?

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language

Share:

0 comments

    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.

     

    Answers

    Sort by:

      OOPT

    Best Answer - Chosen by Voting
    According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the origin of the idiom "cheesed off" is unknown. Its first known use is in 1942.

    See at http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cheesed%20off

    Submit your answer


    Please enter between 2 and 2000 characters.

    If you copy this answer from another italki answer page, please state the URL of where you got your answer from.