cherubically
adverb see cherub

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cherubically — cherub ► NOUN 1) (pl. cherubim or cherubs) a winged angelic being represented as a chubby child with wings. 2) (pl. cherubs) a beautiful or innocent looking child. DERIVATIVES cherubic adjective cherubically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • cherubically — See cherubic. * * * …   Universalium

  • cherubically — adverb In a cherubic way. Syn: angelically …   Wiktionary

  • cherubically — adv. in the form of an angel; like an angel; innocently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cherubically — cheruˈbically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑cherub …   Useful english dictionary

  • cherub — noun (plural usually cherubim) Etymology: Latin, from Greek cheroub, from Hebrew kĕrūbh Date: 13th century 1. plural an order of angels see celestial hierarchy 2. plural usually cherubs a. a beautiful usually winged child in …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cherub — cherubic /cheuh rooh bik/, cherubical, adj. cherubically, adv. cherublike, adj. /cher euhb/, n., pl. cherubs for 3, 4; cherubim /cher euh bim, yoo bim/ for 1, 2. 1. a celestial being. Gen. 3:24; Ezek. 1, 10. 2. Theol. a member of the second order …   Universalium

  • cherub — noun (plural cherubim) 1》 (plural cherubim or cherubs) an angelic being described in biblical tradition as attending on God, conventionally represented as a chubby child with wings. 2》 (plural cherubs) a beautiful or innocent looking child.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • cherub — /ˈtʃɛrəb / (say cheruhb) noun (plural cherubs or cherubim /ˈtʃɛrəbɪm/ (say cheruhbim), /ˈkɛrəbɪm/ (say keruhbim) for defs 1 and 2, cherubs for defs 3 5) 1. Bible a kind of celestial being. 2. Theology a member of the second order of angels,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cherub — ► NOUN 1) (pl. cherubim or cherubs) a winged angelic being represented as a chubby child with wings. 2) (pl. cherubs) a beautiful or innocent looking child. DERIVATIVES cherubic adjective cherubically adverb …   English terms dictionary

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