cerise cerise  /sə ˈris/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a red the color of ripe cherries
  2. (adj) of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Usage(s):

  1. The Japanese were decked out in uniforms of cerise and white, and there was a magnificent Mongolian flag-bearer in red loincloth, salmon cape, fur hat and leather knee boots.
  2. Paulette Goddard, in cerise bows and a drapy peasant costume, was putting in corn and chickens at her swimming-pooled New York State farm.
  3. Items: shocking pink caps with kelly green brims, electric blue ties striped with cerise, black cowpoke shirts embroidered in fluorescent green.

News

  • Lacroix alum opening Cerise in Bryn Mawr

    Ben Thomas, who got to Philly six years ago through a job at Le Bec-Fin, is about two months from opening Restaurant Cerise in the former Main Line Grill/Brgr Joint space at 1011 W. Lancaster Ave. in Bryn Mawr.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "I thank Dr. Cerise for his years of outstanding service to the people of Louisiana," Blanco said. "He brought technique, knowledge and heart to the Department of Health and Hospitals, and his decisions always put people over numbers as he...
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Kathleen Blanco Source: Shreveport Times

  2. "It was one of the worst," recalled Campbell. "The funny thing was, the actual colour was cerise. But none of us knew what cerise was. We didn't even know how to spell it. Then there was a controversy over the koala being on there when it's...
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Matthew Campbell Source: The Age

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