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cherry pie

noun
1.
any of several plants having flowers with an odor suggestive of cherries, as the heliotrope.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for cherry pie
  • Use a spoon to place cherry pie filling on top of the whipped topping.
  • Learn how to bake a cherry pie from scratch in a pie-baking session, so you'll have your own pie to enjoy later.
  • Thirty seconds later, merrily exasperated, she delivers a piece of the precious cherry pie to the table.
  • His order: three corned-beef sandwiches and two orders of cherry pie.
  • When ready to serve, top cheesecake with cherry pie filling.
  • Place one layer on a plate, cover top with icing and then top with cherry pie filling.
  • Thanksgiving came and there was a fabulous meal winding up with cherry pie.
  • And the tuna melt and cherry pie offered clear, whipped-cream-topped affirmation of that decision.
Slang definitions & phrases for cherry pie

cherry pie

noun phrase
  1. Something easily done or gotten; piece of cake
  2. Money easily obtained (Circus) (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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