Meaning of “cerise” in the English Dictionary

"cerise" in English

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cerisenoun [ U ]

uk /səˈriːs/ us /səˈriːs/
adjective uk us

Examples from literature

  • He wears a cerise belt round his tunic exactly matching the wine in the goblet he carries. 
  • The cerise gown dropped to her shoulders without grazing a hair. 
  • The red of the hall paled beside the cerise costume of the approaching lady. 
  • Transparent, white, or silver beads are usually worked with white silk, but clear glass beads, threaded on cerise silk, produce a peculiarly rich effect by the coloured silk shining through transparent glass. 
  • With each pace the slashed silken skirt parted to reveal a shameless glimpse of cerise silk stocking. 

(Definition of “cerise” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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