cherry-pick

verb
cher·​ry-pick | \ ˈcher-ē-ˌpik How to pronounce cherry-pick (audio) \
cherry-picked; cherry-picking; cherry-picks

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

Synonyms & Antonyms for cherry-pick

Synonyms

choose, cull, elect, handpick, name, opt (for), pick, prefer, select, single (out), tag, take

Antonyms

decline, refuse, reject, turn down

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First Known Use of cherry-pick

1965, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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cherry-pick

verb

English Language Learners Definition of cherry-pick

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

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