Definition of cherubic in English:



  • Having the innocence or plump prettiness of a young child.

    ‘a round, cherubic face’
    • ‘The day's troubles seemed to waste away as Laurel looked down at her brother's innocent, cherubic blue eyes and pale blonde hair.’
    • ‘Back then, it was us against the world, our cherubic innocent faces blissfully wiped clear of reality.’
    • ‘She had bright green eyes that looked like the leaves on the trees at spring and her lips were cherubic and plump.’
    • ‘Giles widened his eyes innocently, keeping his voice sweet and cherubic as he sang the very slightly altered lyrics.’
    • ‘Suddenly, that cherubic, sweet girl everyone idolized is demonized.’
    • ‘The woman, who was young, and had a cherubic face, and long, red, loose curls, joined us.’
    • ‘She was a plump middle aged woman with a cherubic face and an incurable knack for gossip.’
    • ‘My cherubic demeanour lasted about 45 minutes.’
    • ‘Some politicians may well have a cherubic grin and a Churchillian girth, yet they seem to refuse to follow one of the great Prime Minister's maxims.’
    • ‘The most obvious course for a politician tipped for greatness, yet hampered by a cherubic countenance and a light voice, would be to gain a reputation for solidity.’
    • ‘But I gave her hope that I'd come back on my way to the car and purchase some cookies from her cherubic little self.’
    • ‘I cried, watching my beloved offspring happily working side by side like carefree, cherubic children from the days of yore.’
    • ‘Only one woman with tight curls and a cherubic face ever responded.’
    • ‘A chubby cherubic child used to be the apple of parents' eyes.’
    • ‘They were newsreaders, gold-medal winners and cherubic child singers.’
    • ‘And then, one day, you discover that those cherubic, goofy child stars have grown up.’
    • ‘This seems odd in light of the fairly cherubic qualities of your work.’
    • ‘He arrived in central lobby at one, on the dot, twinkling and cherubic, and amazingly upright and steady.’
    • ‘It takes much more than cherubic cheeks, a bright red suit and a weight problem to be Santa these days.’
    • ‘His cherubic deep brown eyes confirmed all this and the deal was sealed by a resounding hand-slap.’