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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small, round fruit with sweet flesh covering a smooth, hard seed.

Usage examples (29)
  • cherry pie is a delicious dessert.
  • Exhibit A in cherry-picking, nitpicking and schoolyard taunts: Laertes.
  • I fear I should find that the old species of cherry is extinct in Polotzk.
  • Usually it needs to be chocolate to interest me, but in this case cherry is it. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Even though she pointed out the "cherry" (small red round fruit with a pit) tree with a "cheery" (showing joy or good spirits) face, he was "chary" (stingy, slow to grant) of giving her thanks.
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