how to pronounce cherry


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the above transcription of cherry is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

cherry is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cherry in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… came upon the new cherry tree and …”

meanings of cherry


  1. A small fruit, usually red, black or yellow, with a smooth hard seed and a short hard stem.
  2. A cricket ball.
  3. Burning tip of a cigarette.
  4. Virginity, especially female virginity as embodied by a hymen.
  5. Cherry red.
  6. Someone connected with AFC Bournemouth, as a fan, player, coach etc.
  7. The wood of a cherry tree.
  8. Cherrytop.
  9. Prunus subg. Cerasus, trees or shrubs that bear cherries.
  10. A subtree consisting of a node with exactly two leaves.


  1. Containing or having the taste of cherries.
  2. In excellent condition; mint condition.
  3. Of a bright red colour; cherry red.


  1. A surname​.
  2. A female given name from English, a pet form of Charity, also interpreted as a flower name.

cherry frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word cherry occurs in english on average 21.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cherry can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cherry can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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