Definition of cerise:
rubicund, red, crimson, ruby, cherry red, avocado, carmine, ruby-red, reddish, alabaster, baby-blue, blood-red, blue, amethyst, cherry tree, scarlet, sanguine, bluish, amber, violent, reddened, florid, azure, beige, ruddy, black, cherry, red-faced, chromatic.
- "The Law of Hemlock Mountain", Hugh Lundsford.
- "Newton Forster", Frederick Marryat.
Before answering, he surveyed critically the decided lines of the costume offered for his approval; its audacious little waistcoat of cerise- and- black checked velvet, the diminutive hat that seemed to have alighted like a butterfly on the shining yellow hair brushed smoothly back from Mrs. Masterson's pink ears, and the high- buttoned gray boots with a silk tassel pendant at each ankle.- "A Man's Hearth", Eleanor M. Ingram.