cherry-red cherry-red

Definition(s):

  • (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. As they prepared to leave, the little girl proudly pulled out a cherry-red veil from her purse and tied it on with an innocent flourish.
  2. With his hard-riding vaqueros, amid the dust and acrid smell of burning flesh, Bob Kleberg threaded his horse in out of the milling hundreds of cherry-red cows and their calves.
  3. The only downside: no cherry-red Mustang coupes.

News

  1. Second rise: From publishing to baking

    In Virginia hunt country, 47 miles from Washington, D.C., you'll find the town of Warrenton, population 9,735. On Main Street, across from the town library and next to the courthouse, there's a small, refurbished filling station with a cherry-red pickup truck parked out front. This Norman Rockwell painting come to life is the work of Brian Noyes, 56, who, after more than 25 years in magazine ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Troy Record

  2. The second rise of Brian Noyes: From publishing to baking

    In Virginia hunt country, 47 miles from Washington, D.C., you'll find the town of Warrenton, population 9,735. On Main Street, across from the town library and next to the courthouse, there's a small, refurbished filling station with a cherry-red pickup truck parked out front. This Norman Rockwell painting come to life is the work of Brian Noyes, 56, who, after more than 25 years in magazine ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

Quotes

  1. The little house, Iggy says, "is the kind of place I became comfortable in when I was in my twenties. Most of the things I buy tend to be things I liked then that I couldn't have. Got a 1968 cherry-red Cadillac DeVille convertible with brown leather...
    on Apr 16, 2010 By: Iggy Pop Source: Times Online

  2. "The fans will certainly like to see us wearing our Bill Walsh-era cherry-red jerseys," team co-owner John York said Monday. "We do have that permission now. The fans have wanted that from Day One. It's most appropriate to Bill for all he's...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: John York Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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