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cherry pie

any of several plants having flowers with an odor suggestive of cherries, as the heliotrope.
Origin of cherry pie
First recorded in 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Examples from the Web for cherry pie
Contemporary Examples
  • In October 2010, the archbishop was hit with a cherry pie during a service at a Brussels cathedral.

    They Got Pied! July 18, 2011
  • The pleasure from doughnuts, cherry pie, and “damn fine” coffee sat hauntingly beside the continual threat of violence.

Historical Examples
  • If only I had a piece of cherry pie now, or an ice cream cone, or a bit of bread and butter and jam I would be all right.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels Howard R. Garis
  • I just wish you could have had some of that cherry pie, but of course you couldn't, for there wasn't any left.

    Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail Howard R. Garis
  • Then he thought of the cherry pie, that the cat lady had put in his valise.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels Howard R. Garis
  • I put the cherry pie in the oven and then when I went to look for her she was gone.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels Howard R. Garis
  • Mis' Spencer, you set that cherry pie o' yourn on this particular spot an' figure of this table-cloth!

    Dorothy at Skyrie Evelyn Raymond
  • "If you stay, I'll bake you a cherry pie every day," said Mrs. Cat.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels Howard R. Garis
  • Very well, I will give you some carrots and cabbage and a piece of cherry pie.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels Howard R. Garis
  • "cherry pie," murmured Mr. Thorne, who was apparently eating his breakfast in a sort of waking dream.

    Living on a Little Caroline French Benton
Slang definitions & phrases for cherry pie

cherry pie

noun phrase

  1. Something easily done or gotten; piece of cake
  2. Money easily obtained (Circus) (1950s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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