Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: gooseberry
IPA transcription: [ɡ'usb,ɛɹi]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: gooseberry
    Meaning: currant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies
  • Synonyms: gooseberry, gooseberry_bush, Ribes_uva-crispa, Ribes_grossularia
    Meaning: spiny Eurasian shrub having greenish purple-tinged flowers and ovoid yellow-green or red-purple berries
Usage examples
  • There was none of the strong ale here, of course, but wine and dessert--sparkling gooseberry for the young ones, and some good sherry for the mothers.
  • She always spoke to him when she saw him there, and he replied in deep, firm accents across the gooseberry bushes, or through the tall rows of flowering peas, as the case might be.
  • "John Dene is mine for keeps, and if I let you come out with us and play gooseberry, you mustn't try and cut me out, because," looking critically at her mother, "you could if you liked.