cherry-pick

verb cher·ry-pick \ ˈcher-ē-ˌpik \

Definition of cherry-pick

intransitive verb
: to select the best or most desirable
transitive verb
: to select as being the best or most desirable; also : to select the best or most desirable from
  • cherry-picked the art collection

First Known Use of cherry-pick

1965


CHERRY-PICK Defined for English Language Learners

cherry-pick

verb

Definition of cherry-pick for English Language Learners

  • : to pick or accept the best people or things in a group



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