noun, plural cher·ubs for 3, 4; cher·u·bim [cher-uh-bim, -yoo-bim] /ˈtʃɛr ə bɪm, -yʊ bɪm/ for 1, 2.
Origin of cherub
Related formsche·ru·bic [chuh-roo-bik] /tʃəˈru bɪk/, che·ru·bi·cal, adjectivecher·ub·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for cherub
The little 17-year-old Russian cherub lutzed and salchowed like she was born for that expressed purpose.Sotnikova Beat Kim Yu-Na? Figure Skating Is Probably Corrupt (But We Knew That)|Kevin Fallon|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The film opened with two African cherub babies playing in the dirt.
To her poetic imagination it seemed as if a cherub from heaven had been left to cheer her in the darkness.Fashion and Famine|Ann S. Stephens
She was beginning to think the "Cherub" might prove very companionable.A Little Florida Lady|Dorothy C. Paine
At the top of the page is the Eye of Providence with a Hebrew inscription, and on each side a cherub symbolising the winds.The Old English Herbals|Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
With respect therefore to the Cherub I will offer my opinion as far as I have been enabled to form it from reading.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I|Martin Luther
A spirited conversation ensued, in which the cherub sisters bore away the palm.Barford Abbey|Susannah Minific Gunning