Adjective "feta" definition and examples

(Feta may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈfɛtə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A white salty Greek cheese made from the milk of ewes or goats.
  1. 'Limit cheese intake to Parmesan or feta cheese (used on main dishes or salads).'
  2. 'Restaurant experiences have helped consumers get accustomed to cheeses like feta and asiago, which were foreign to them just a few years ago.'
  3. 'Also absent from the list of toppings are Gorgonzola, feta and blue cheeses, fresh garlic, arugula, zucchini and capers.'
  4. 'Cheeses follow the general pattern of the Balkan region and include a white brine cheese similar to the Greek feta.'
  5. 'Other starters sounded well worth a try, such as the sambusek - deep-fried pastry parcels filled with spinach, feta cheese, sultanas and pine nuts, served with sweet tamarind, tomato and mint chutney.'
  6. 'There is also a Greek cuisine promotion, which features quasi-traditional Greek dishes, including the appetizer platter with pita bread, hummus, tzatziki, eggplant dressing, Greek yogurt and feta cheese.'
  7. 'These days I can't get away with eating quite so much but I'm definitely looking forward to eating Greek food like feta and hummus when I go out to commentate at the Olympics.'
  8. 'In this restaurant, you can actually choose which cheese to have with your tomatoes and basil: mozzarella, French goat's cheese, feta cheese, or Bulgarian sheep or cow sirene.'
  9. 'The traditional Greek salad is made with lettuce or spinach, feta cheese, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, olives, oregano, and olive oil.'
  10. 'Bulgarian cheese is like feta but sharper and far more salty.'

More definitions

1. a soft, white, brine-cured Greek cheese made from sheep's milk or goat's milk.

More examples(as adjective)

"cheeses can be feta."

Origin

From modern Greek pheta.