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My mum taught me that redheads shouldn't wear pink, red or orange, but if you choose the right shade, such as a bright orange or a cherry red, it can look fabulous.
Jane Asher

Meaning of "cherry" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHERRY

Back formation from Old English ciris (mistakenly thought to be plural), ultimately from Late Latin ceresia, perhaps from Latin cerasus cherry tree, from Greek kerasios.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHERRY

cherry  [ˈtʃɛrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHERRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cherry is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHERRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

cherry

Cherry

The cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy drupe. The cherry fruits of commerce are usually obtained from a limited number of species such as cultivars of the sweet cherry, Prunus avium. The name 'cherry' also refers to the cherry tree, and is sometimes applied to almonds and visually similar flowering trees in the genus Prunus, as in "ornamental cherry", "cherry blossom", etc. Wild Cherry may refer to any of the cherry species growing outside of cultivation, although Prunus avium is often referred to specifically by the name "wild cherry" in the British Isles.

Definition of cherry in the English dictionary

The first definition of cherry in the dictionary is the fruit or wood of any of these trees. Other definition of cherry is any of various unrelated plants, such as the ground cherry and Jerusalem cherry. Cherry is also a bright red colour; cerise.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHERRY


berry
ˈbɛrɪ
bury
ˈbɛrɪ
chokecherry
ˈtʃəʊkˌtʃɛrɪ
derry
ˈdɛrɪ
ferry
ˈfɛrɪ
herry
ˈhɛrɪ
hery
ˈhɛrɪ
huckleberry
ˈhʌkəlˌbɛrɪ
jerry
ˈdʒɛrɪ
Kerry
ˈkɛrɪ
Londonderry
ˈlʌndənˌdɛrɪ
meri
ˈmɛrɪ
merry
ˈmɛrɪ
Owerri
əˈwɛrɪ
perry
ˈpɛrɪ
Pondicherry
ˌpɒndɪˈtʃɛrɪ
Puducherry
ˌpuːduːˈtʃɛrɪ
sherry
ˈʃɛrɪ
terry
ˈtɛrɪ
very
ˈvɛrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHERRY

chernozem
chernozemic
Cherokee
Cherokee rose
cheroot
cherries
cherry blossom
cherry bomb
cherry brandy
cherry laurel
cherry orchard
cherry picker
cherry plum
cherry tomato
cherry-like
cherry-pick
cherry-pie
cherry-red
cherrystone

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHERRY

Amazon cherry
bird cherry
black cherry
blackberry
cornelian cherry
cream sherry
cutcherry
dessert cherry
ground cherry
heart cherry
Japanese flowering cherry
Jerusalem cherry
marasca cherry
maraschino cherry
morello cherry
sour cherry
sweet cherry
wherry
wild cherry
winter cherry

Synonyms and antonyms of cherry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cherry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHERRY

Find out the translation of cherry to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cherry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cherry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

樱桃
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cereza
570 millions of speakers

English

cherry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चेरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كَرْز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вишня
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cereja
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চেরি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cerise
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ceri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kirsche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サクランボ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

버찌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cherry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quả anh đào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செர்ரி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चेरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kiraz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ciliegia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czereśnia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вишня
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cireașă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κεράσι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kers
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

körsbär
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kirsebær
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cherry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHERRY»

The term «cherry» is very widely used and occupies the 4.863 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHERRY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cherry» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cherry» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cherry

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10 QUOTES WITH «CHERRY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cherry.
1
Jennifer Aniston
A relationship isn't going to make me survive. It's the cherry on top.
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Jane Asher
My mum taught me that redheads shouldn't wear pink, red or orange, but if you choose the right shade, such as a bright orange or a cherry red, it can look fabulous.
3
Colin Baker
I'm an actor. If you had said to me before I started acting that I'd get two bites of the cherry - you would do things that people will remember forever like 'The Brothers' which I did in the '70s and now 'Doctor Who' - I'd have been overjoyed and I still am.
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Halle Berry
The man for me is the cherry on the pie. But I'm the pie and my pie is good all by itself. Even if I don't have a cherry.
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Maeve Binchy
I'm particularly fond of boned chicken breasts with a little garlic under the flesh and cooked in a casserole for 40 minutes with a jar of olives, some cherry tomatoes and a spoonful of olive oil.
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H. Rap Brown
I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.
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Homaro Cantu
The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese culture goes back hundreds of years. In their country, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and the beauty of life. It's a reminder that life is almost overwhelmingly beautiful but that it is also tragically short.
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Homaro Cantu
The cherry blossom tree is truly a sight to behold, especially when it is in full riotous bloom. There are several varieties of the cherry blossom tree, and while most of them produce flowering branches full of small pinkish-hued flowers, some of them produce actual cherries.
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Candy Crowley
I was born in the Midwest, where 'salad' was cherry Jell-O with bananas in it. Now children are more aware of healthy foods.
10
Jimmy Dean
Love is an ice cream sundae, with all the marvelous coverings. Sex is the cherry on top.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHERRY»

Discover the use of cherry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cherry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cherry
Parts of Cherry will leave you gasping with laughter. Karr assembles a self from the smokiest beginnings, delivering a long- awaited sequel that is both "bawdy and wise" (San Francisco Chronicle).
Mary Karr, 2001
2
Slice of Cherry
"Brutally beautiful — not like anything else you'll read this year, or any other.
Dia Reeves, 2011
3
Cherry
Booth Tarkington. sun, which now shone red on the windows. The fresh, white cloth sparkled with its load of cutlery and china. Never was completer comfort seen, nor three cheerier people than those who sat before me. Mr. Gray was ...
Booth Tarkington, 1903
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Kamikaze, Cherry Blossoms, and Nationalisms: The ...
In this fascinating study of the role of symbolism and aesthetics in totalitarian ideology, Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney shows how the state manipulated the time-honored Japanese symbol of the cherry blossom to convince people that it was their ...
Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, 2010
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Under the Cherry Blossom Tree: An Old Japanese Tale
A cherry tree growing from the top of the wicked landlord's head is the beginning of his misfortunes and a better life for the poor villagers.
‎2005
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Sexing the Cherry
Winterson leads the reader from discussions on the nature of time to Jordan’s fascination with journeys concealed within other journeys, all with a dizzying speed that shoots the reader from epiphany to shimmering epiphany.
Jeanette Winterson, 2007
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Thea Stilton and the Cherry Blossom Adventure
While the Thea sisters explore Kyoto during a cultural exchange program, a valuable item is stolen from their friend Kumi's family, and the five mice must catch the thief.
Thea Stilton, 2011
8
Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Sara Wheeler’s Cherry is the first biography of this great hero of Antarctic exploration, written with unrestricted access to his papers and with the full cooperation of his family. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Sara Wheeler, 2007
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Cherry Bomb: The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Better Flirt, ...
She's also recruited a rocking list of contributors who offer advice on all things cool, including: Betsey Johnson on personal style A step-by-step guide to performing a striptease by Dita Von Teese Tips on getting inked by Kat Von D. ...
Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna, 2008
10
Along the Cherry Lane
" Soberly dressed, unflashy, and a trained classical musician, in the golden age of the music business Milt Okun stood out by not standing out. His legacy does that for him.
Richard Sparks, Milt Okun, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHERRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cherry is used in the context of the following news items.
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Downtown Flint restaurants get ready to take part in second annual …
Cafe Rehma on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in downtown Flint is participating in downtown's Cherry Week which continues throughout this week. «MLive.com, Jul 15»
2
Cherry Fest emergency plans in place
A lot can go wrong when a half-million visitors descend on Traverse City for the Cherry Festival. Last year, the crush of people gummed up ... «Traverse City Record Eagle, Jul 15»
3
Homicide marks Cherry Hill's first in over a year
The shooting death of 48-year-old man in front of his Cherry Hill home last week marks the first homicide in that neighborhood in over a year. «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
4
The true meaning of the Cherry Festival
TRAVERSE CITY — The National Cherry Festival celebrates the cherry industry with a myriad of cherry-related activities — from cherry pie ... «Traverse City Record Eagle, Jul 15»
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Kids Show Off Animals at 2015 National Cherry Festival Pet Show
From fat cats to guinea pigs, even goats, the National Cherry Festival Pet Show is always entertaining. Children come from near and far to show ... «9&10 News, Jul 15»
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Cherry Fund raises largest cash haul in recent years
2015 marked another successful year for the Cherry Fund. The not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization has raised a record amount from its ... «Metro Weekly, Jul 15»
7
Denver Parks & Rec assessing storm damage to Cherry Creek path …
DENVER - Several heavy gage steel fences lie in a twisted heap along the Cherry Creek bike path, evidence of the force of flood waters that ... «The Denver Channel, Jul 15»
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American Legion - Wachusett 8, Cherry Valley 1: Jones, Gill power …
Cherry Valley loaded the bases with one out in the third but came up empty when Jones got out of the inning with a strikeout and fly to center. «Worcester Telegram, Jul 15»
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Teen spits cherry pit the longest but doesn't win contest
Megan Ankrapp, 15, from Buchanan, Mich., lets loose a 49 foot, 1/4 inch spit to win the women's category during the 42nd International Cherry ... «Tuscaloosa News, Jul 15»
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Cherry Festival: a family tradition
When 91-year old Janie Miller was 10, she went to the first Cherry Festival. In those days, there wasn't much entertainment in town. “We would ... «Messenger Index, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cherry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cherry>. Oct 2020 ».
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