Meaning of soft cheese in English:

soft cheese


  • Any of various types of cheese having a soft, yielding texture; cheese of this kind.

    Frequently applied to unpressed, fermented cheeses with a soft rind, and a buttery or runny internal consistency when mature, such as Brie or Camembert.


Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Andrew Borde (c1490–1549), physician and author.