Meaning of “cherry” in the English Dictionary

"cherry" in British English

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cherrynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃer.i/ us /ˈtʃer.i/

B2 a small, round, soft red or black fruit with a single hard seed in the middle, or the tree on which the fruit grows

Examples

  • The cherry tree is beginning to blossom.
  • Could you stone the cherries for me?
  • I had a cherry flavoured drink.
  • She placed a bowl of cherries on the table.

cherryadjective

uk /ˈtʃer.i/ us /ˈtʃer.i/ also cherry-red

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

"cherry" in American English

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cherrynoun [ C ]

us /ˈtʃer·i/

a small, round, soft, red or black fruit with a single, hard seed in the middle, or the tree on which the fruit grows

(Definition of “cherry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)