What does Cherry mean?

Definitions for Cherry
ˈtʃɛr iCher·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Cherry.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cherry(noun)

    wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry

  2. cherry, cherry tree(noun)

    any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood

  3. cherry(noun)

    a red fruit with a single hard stone

  4. cerise, cherry, cherry red(adj)

    a red the color of ripe cherries

  5. red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet(adj)

    of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies


  1. cherry(Noun)

    A small fruit, usually red, black or yellow, with a smooth hard seed and a short hard stem.

  2. cherry(Noun)

    A tree or shrub that bears cherries.

  3. cherry(Noun)

    The wood of a cherry tree.

  4. cherry(Noun)

    cherry red

  5. cherry(Noun)

    Virginity, particularly of a woman.

  6. cherry(Noun)

    A subtree consisting of a node with exactly two leaves.

  7. cherry(Adjective)

    Containing or having the taste of cherries.

  8. cherry(Adjective)

    Of a bright red colour.

  9. cherry(Adjective)

    In excellent condition; mint condition.

  10. Cherry(Noun)

    someone connected with AFC Bournemouth, as a fan, player, coach etc.

  11. Cherry(ProperNoun)

    , a pet form of Charity, also interpreted as a flower name.

  12. Origin: From ciris, from (loanword from cherise) cheri.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cherry(noun)

    a tree or shrub of the genus Prunus (Which also includes the plum) bearing a fleshy drupe with a bony stone;

  2. Cherry(noun)

    the common garden cherry (Prunus Cerasus), of which several hundred varieties are cultivated for the fruit, some of which are, the begarreau, blackheart, black Tartarian, oxheart, morelle or morello, May-duke (corrupted from Medoc in France)

  3. Cherry(noun)

    the wild cherry; as, Prunus serotina (wild black cherry), valued for its timber; P. Virginiana (choke cherry), an American shrub which bears astringent fruit; P. avium and P. Padus, European trees (bird cherry)

  4. Cherry(noun)

    the fruit of the cherry tree, a drupe of various colors and flavors

  5. Cherry(noun)

    the timber of the cherry tree, esp. of the black cherry, used in cabinetmaking, etc

  6. Cherry(noun)

    a peculiar shade of red, like that of a cherry

  7. Cherry(adj)

    like a red cherry in color; ruddy; blooming; as, a cherry lip; cherry cheeks

  8. Origin: [OE. chery, for cherys, fr. F. cerise (cf. AS. cyrs cherry), fr. LL. ceresia, fr. L. cerasus Cherry tree, Gr. keraso`s, perh. fr. ke`ras horn, from the hardness of the wood.]


  1. 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, including especially 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cherry

    cher′i, n. a small bright-red stone-fruit: the tree that bears it.—adj. like a cherry in colour: ruddy.—ns. Cherr′y-brand′y, a pleasant liqueur made by steeping Morello cherries in brandy; Cherr′y-lau′rel, the common English name for the Cerasus Lauro-Cerasus of Asia Minor; Cherr′y-pepp′er, a West Indian species of Capsicum; Cherr′y-pie, a pie made of cherries; the common heliotrope; Cherr′y-pit, a game which consists in throwing cherry-stones into a small hole; Cherr′y-stone, the hard seed of the cherry. [A.S. ciris—L. cerasus—Gr. kerasos, a cherry-tree, said to be so named from Cerasus, a town in Pontus, from which the cherry was brought.]

  2. Cherry

    cher′i, v.t. (Spens.) to cheer.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cherry

    A species of smelt or spurling, taken in the Frith of Tay.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cherry in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cherry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Cherry in a Sentence

  1. John Avey:

    It's like the cherry on top.

  2. Frederic Ducrozet:

    This Iran conflict is the cherry on the cake.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Under a cherry tree, all burdens of life fly away!

  4. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker:

    There will definitely not be any cherry picking, out is out.

  5. Chris Kilham:

    There’s excellent evidence of gout being relieved by black cherry.

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