Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: cherry
IPA transcription: [tʃ'ɛɹi]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet
    Meaning: of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
Usage examples
  • "And cherry jam?
  • 26.--Vienna Cherry Cake.
  • But to this both Martha and Cherry objected.
  • You remember how you used to love cherry jam when you were little?"
  • And then she told him how she'd forgotten Cherry's seed, and all about it.
  • "Cherry'll die--Cherry'll die!" she cried, "do somebody help me off with the string!"
  • "All!" Polly's heart stood still as she thought of Cherry, stark and stiff in the bottom of his cage, if he didn't get it soon.
  • One method of hardening is to smear the blank with common yellow soap, heat it to a cherry red, and drop endwise into linseed oil.
  • Some of these are harmless, others are to a certain degree poisonous; as, for example, are the leaves of all the varieties of the plum and cherry tribe, to which the sloe belongs.
  • It was the Cherry Tree Carol that rose outside, of how sweet Mary, the Queen of Galilee, besought Joseph to pluck the cherries for her Babe, and Joseph refused; and the voices of the singers, that had begun hesitatingly, grew strong and loud and free.