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.