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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 Sour 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

Sentences with sour-cherry


1. Noun Phrase
A typical standard sour cherry tree produces as much as 2 1/2 bushels of fruit.

2. Noun Phrase
These results strongly suggest that sour cherry anthocyanins may reduce the risk of colon cancer.

2. 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)

3. sour

verb. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] go sour or spoil.

Synonyms

  • change state
  • work
  • turn

Antonyms

  • blond
  • enlightenment
  • enlightened
  • active

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] smelling of fermentation or staleness.

Synonyms

  • stinky
  • ill-smelling
  • malodorous
  • unpleasant-smelling
  • malodourous

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • unpalatable
  • unappetizing
  • dryness

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sour

verb. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] make sour or more sour.

Synonyms

  • change taste
  • acidify
  • acidulate

Antonyms

  • unconcealed
  • elated
  • alkalinity
  • tasteful

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] inaccurate in pitch.

Synonyms

  • off-key
  • unharmonious
  • false

Antonyms

  • stay
  • stimulating
  • intoxicated
  • tearful

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons.

Antonyms

  • liquid

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. sour

adjective. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] showing a brooding ill humor.

Synonyms

  • glowering
  • sullen
  • ill-natured
  • moody
  • dour
  • saturnine
  • dark
  • glum

Antonyms

  • wet
  • humidify
  • sugary
  • humorless

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. sour

noun. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth.

Synonyms

  • gustatory perception
  • taste
  • tartness
  • taste perception
  • gustatory sensation
  • taste sensation
  • acidulousness
  • sourness

Antonyms

  • unemotional
  • docile
  • unsarcastic
  • light

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. sour

noun. ['ˈsaʊɝ, ˈsaʊr'] a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar.

Synonyms

  • whiskey sour
  • whisky sour

Antonyms

  • cheerful
  • white
  • good

Etymology

  • sour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sur (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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