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cherry red

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noun
  1. a bright red; cherry.

Origin of cherry red

First recorded in 1585–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • His mouth as perfect as Cupid's bow in form, and as cherry-red in colour as hers.

  • Its cherry-red bill is the one bit of bright colour it displays.

    Jungle Folk

    Douglas Dewar

  • Their hull was cherry-red on the outside, and still heating.

    The Metal Moon

    Everett C. Smith

  • And skate they did, the cherry-red jersey and the brown sweater.

    The Crimson Sweater

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • By morning, when the cherry-red sun broke the line of the horizon, Tom estimated that they had walked about twenty miles.

    Stand by for Mars!

    Carey Rockwell