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1. cherry

noun. ['ˈtʃɛri'] a red fruit with a single hard stone.

Synonyms

  • black cherry
  • capulin
  • cherry tree
  • Mexican black cherry
  • drupe
  • sour cherry
  • sweet cherry
  • edible fruit

Antonyms

  • ebon
  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray
  • sooty-black

Etymology

  • cheri (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cherise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ceresia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cherry

  • francesmary
  • tagliaferri
  • palminteri
  • balistreri
  • montazeri
  • canzoneri
  • bollettieri
  • st_mary
  • pusateri
  • prosperi
  • palmieri
  • glengarry
  • contrary
  • camilleri
  • barillari
  • sunseri
  • spiteri
  • silveri
  • scuderi
  • ranieri
  • plumeri
  • palmeri
  • oliveri
  • mcsherry
  • mcquerry
  • mcnary
  • mcnairy
  • mccrary
  • mcclary
  • macsharry

How do you pronounce cherry?

Pronounce cherry as ˈʧɛri.

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Sentences with cherry


1. Noun, singular or mass
Prune cherry trees in the late summer once the tree has borne all of its fruit.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Thick plants allow cherry barbs to feel cozy and at ease with their surroundings.

3. Adjective
Most cherry barb rearing, for mercantile purposes, takes place either in Florida or Asia.

Quotes about cherry


1. I wantTo do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.
- Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

2. What a strange thing!to be alivebeneath cherry blossoms.
- Kobayashi Issa, Poems

3. I don't like hope very much. In fact, I hate it. It's the crystal meth of emotions. It hooks you fast and kills you hard. It's bad news. The worst. It's sharp sticks and cherry bombs. When hope shows up, it's only a matter of time until someone gets hurt.
- Jennifer Donnelly, Revolution

2. cherry-sized

adjective. having the approximate size of a cherry.

Antonyms

  • unsorted

3. cherry-red

adjective. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.

Synonyms

  • ruddy
  • crimson
  • reddish
  • cherry
  • red
  • carmine
  • blood-red
  • scarlet
  • chromatic
  • cerise
  • ruby

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • uncolored
  • bloodless
  • achromatic color

4. cherry-tree_gum

noun. exudation from trees of the Prunus genus; resembles gum arabic.

5. cherry

noun. ['ˈtʃɛri'] any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood.

Synonyms

  • Prunus
  • cherry tree
  • flowering cherry
  • wild cherry
  • sour cherry
  • sour cherry tree
  • Prunus lyonii
  • Prunus cerasus
  • chokecherry tree
  • capulin
  • sweet cherry
  • wild cherry tree
  • Catalina cherry
  • chokecherry
  • Prunus virginiana
  • Prunus avium
  • fruit tree
  • genus Prunus
  • capulin tree

Antonyms

  • grayish-white
  • gray
  • slate-black
  • jet

Etymology

  • cheri (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cherise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ceresia (Latin)

6. cherry

noun. ['ˈtʃɛri'] wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry.

Synonyms

  • wood

Antonyms

  • brown-grey
  • stone-gray

Etymology

  • cheri (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cherise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ceresia (Latin)

7. cherry

adjective. ['ˈtʃɛri'] of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.

Synonyms

  • ruddy
  • crimson
  • reddish
  • red
  • carmine
  • blood-red
  • scarlet
  • chromatic
  • cerise
  • ruby
  • cherry-red

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • uncolored
  • bloodless
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • cheri (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cherise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ceresia (Latin)

8. cherry

noun. ['ˈtʃɛri'] a red the color of ripe cherries.

Synonyms

  • cerise
  • cherry red
  • redness

Antonyms

  • paper profit
  • fauna
  • off-white
  • blue-gray

Etymology

  • cheri (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cherise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ceresia (Latin)
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