- a bright red; cherry.
Origin of cherry red
First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for cherry red
Cherry-red polish glints on her nails, and a gold ring encircles her middle toe.The Red State Sex Fetish
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His mouth as perfect as Cupid's bow in form, and as cherry-red in colour as hers.A Pair of Blue Eyes
Its cherry-red bill is the one bit of bright colour it displays.Jungle Folk
Their hull was cherry-red on the outside, and still heating.The Metal Moon
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And skate they did, the cherry-red jersey and the brown sweater.The Crimson Sweater
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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!