Definition of cherub
- This torrent of arcane football lingo spewed from the lips of a red-haired, freckle-faced cherub …
- —Tim Layden
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a type of angel that is usually shown in art as a beautiful young child with small wings and a round face and body
: someone (such as a child) who is thought of as being like a small angel
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