A Dreikäsehoch is a small child, especially a boy who is being obstreperous or cheeky. It is generally used in a derogatory manner, as a means of putting the young child in their place. A similar English term might be rascal or squirt.
So next time your nephew is impudent, you have the perfect way of reproaching him: by calling him 'three cheeses high’.
Dein Sohn ist sehr frech, er ist ein Dreikäsehoch.
Your son is very cheeky, he’s a rascal.
Der Dreikäsehoch hat mein Sandwich gegessen.
The squirt ate my sandwich.
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