Green’s Dictionary of Slang

cheese n.2

[abbr. cheese and kisses n.; but US uses may refer to one who is ‘good enough to eat’]

1. (Aus., also cheeze) one’s girlfriend or wife.

[Aus]Register (Adelaide) 11 Oct. 8/3: My cheese ran into punse Bell the ither [sic] day, and the first thing he said was I had a fellow who would go bail for your husband, but I did not know where to find you.
[Aus]Sun. Times (Perth) 29 July 4/8: A cove what never forgets ’ee’s tied to a square, fair-dinkum cheese.
[Aus]W.H. Downing Digger Dialects 16: cheeze — Wife.
[Aus]K. Tennant Foveaux 313: How about being my cheese for a change?
[Aus]R. Aven-Bray Ridgey-Didge Oz Jack Lang 9: ‘Well, I need a rinse like a mongrel dog needs a thrashing, I haven’t had an empty since the cheese stalled over a month ago,’ he confided to this by now, attractive stranger.

2. (US campus) a young woman; thus check the cheese, watch women pass by.

[US] ‘Gator (U. Fla.) Sl.’ AS XXXIV:2 154: Boys often increase the delights of such pedestrian activities by engaging simultaneously in their favorite campus pastime—checking the cheese (watching the girls go by).
[US]Current Sl. II:2 8: Cheese, n. A girl.
[US]Eble Campus Sl. Nov. 1: cheese – girl: Let’s go find some cheese.
[US]Eble Campus Sl. Mar. 2: cheese – female. derog.

3. an attractive young man or woman.

[US]Wentworth & Flexner DAS.
[US]Baker et al. CUSS 95: Cheese A sexually attractive person, female.
[US]J. Lahr Hot to Trot 223: Gap teeth and bare snatch are surefire signs. This cheese wants to get planked.
Online Sl. Dict. [Internet] cheese n 1. an attractive male. (‘I’m going to the party to find me some cheese.’).