cherry–pick

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verb cher·ry–pick \ˈcher-ē-ˌpik\

Definition of cherry–pick

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to select the best or most desirable

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to select as being the best or most desirable; also :  to select the best or most desirable from <cherry–picked the art collection>

1965

First Known Use of cherry–pick

1965


CHERRY–PICK Defined for English Language Learners

cherry–pick

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verb cher·ry–pick \ˈcher-ē-ˌpik\

Definition of cherry–pick for English Language Learners

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

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