- moderate to deep red.
Origin of cerise
Related Words for ceriserose, flaming, maroon, glowing, cardinal, crimson, coral, wine, blooming, cerise, claret, pink, cherry, sanguine, carmine, brick, blush, rust, copper, russet
Examples from the Web for cerise
Historical Examples of cerise
Send to Cerise and tell her that I say she is to build you one immediately.Nell, of Shorne Mills
Cerise, a French name for a colour, is really the same as our cherry.Chatterbox, 1906
“I tell you again, Huckaback; I wish to have no more of Cerise,” cried the pacha.
Cerise looked at me for one moment, screamed, and fell lifeless on the floor.
From thence I repaired to Toulon, and found my dear Cerise as beautiful and as fond as ever.
- a moderate to dark red colour
- (as adjective)a cerise scarf
Word Origin for cerise
Word Origin and History for cerise
shade of red, 1858, from French cerise, from rouge-cerise "cherry-red," from cerise "cherry" (see cherry).