cherry

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃɛri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtʃɛri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(cherē)


Inflections of 'cherry' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": cherries
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cherry

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [jar, tray, bag, basket] of cherries
  2. [sweet, bitter, dark, maraschino] cherries
  3. [pick, grow, seed] cherries
  4. pick the [ripest, juiciest] cherries
  5. make a [salad, jam, sauce, smoothie] with cherries
  6. [wash, rinse, deseed] the cherries [before, prior to]
  7. a salad with cherries and [walnuts, goat's cheese]
  8. [a pie, ice cream] with cherry and [plum, peach]
  9. The [cabinet, table, desk] is made of cherry.
  10. UK, idiom: [was, were] given another bite [at, of] the cherry
  11. informal: Pretty please with a cherry on top!
  12. sexually explicit, slang: He [took, popped] her cherry.
  13. sexually explicit, slang: She [popped, lost] her cherry when she was (17).
n as adj
  1. cherry [ice cream, smoothie, candy, cough drops, soda]
  2. [sweet, sour] cherry flavor
  3. has a cherry color
  4. (solid) cherry [wood, floors, furniture]
  5. a cherry [tree, pit]
  6. in a cherry orchard
  7. see the cherry blossoms
  8. go cherry picking
  9. [eat, bake] a cherry pie
  10. [pick, eat] cherry tomatoes
  11. a cherry-picked [option, feature, item]
  12. live on Cherry Street
adv
  1. cherry-flavored [ice cream]
  2. the [ice cream] is cherry flavored
  3. cherry-colored [wood, stain, paint]
  4. the [wood] is cherry colored
  5. a cherry- [red, pink] dress
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