strawberry


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to strawberry: strawberry daiquiri

blow a strawberry

To make a sputtering noise by pressing the tongue and lips together. It can be used to express either real or faux contempt, mockery, or displeasure, or as a playful gesture toward babies or young children, who may repeat it. It is more often called a "raspberry." Jacqueline quickly blew a strawberry at Dave after he made fun of her new haircut. Tara loves hearing her baby boy giggle when she blows strawberries on his tummy.
See also: blow, strawberry

strawberry

n. a pimple from drinking excessively. (see also toddy blossom.) His disability made itself manifest by the occasional strawberry.
References in classic literature ?
Noel Vanstone smiled, and helped himself to a strawberry.
give me another piece of strawberry, and then I must hasten away to the shadow of the ferns.
She just carried that sauce and pudding out and brought in some strawberry preserves.
Did you ever stem a strawberry and throw the strawberry away and pop the stem into your mouth?
Speaking of gardening, we want to get a man to dig up that little lot beyond the fir grove and set it out with strawberry plants for us.
I have seen it gravely remarked, that it was most fortunate that the strawberry began to vary just when gardeners began to attend closely to this plant.
The form was inaugurated by Horace Walpole, the son of the former Prime Minister, who built near Twickenham (Pope's home) a pseudo-medieval house which he named Strawberry Hill, where he posed as a center of the medieval revival.
Nature has set picturesque groups of trees and running streams about it, and has scattered her fairest flowers among the grass, her sweet-scented wild strawberry blossoms, and her lovely violets.
A bird sits on the next bough, life-everlasting grows under the table, and blackberry vines run round its legs; pine cones, chestnut burs, and strawberry leaves are strewn about.
In my front yard grew the strawberry, blackberry, and life-everlasting, johnswort and goldenrod, shrub oaks and sand cherry, blueberry and groundnut.
24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Barbera teams up with The Strawberry Mansion Neighborhood Action Center, Inc.
I am always sad to see the end of the strawberry season in Scotland.
4 Spoon over the remaining fromage frais and drizzle over the last of the strawberry puree.
Historically, the strawberry season only lasted six weeks, with the peak season coinciding with Wimbledon, hence the association with the game.
MACERATED STRAWBERRIES 500g strawberries, hulled 100g caster sugar 40g water 1 vanilla pod, split and seeds scraped 4 black peppercorns One cinnamon stick 60g blood orange juice 300g strawberry puree 10g basil 10g mint METHOD Halve or quarter the strawberries depending on size and place in a large bowl.