Definition of 'raspberry'


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1. A dark pinkish red, the colour of a ripe raspberry.

2. The juicy, dark red (when ripe) composite fruit of this plant.

3. pejorative, colloquial A noise intended to imitate the passing of flatulence, made by blowing air out of the mouth while the tongue is protruding from and pressed against the lips, or by blowing air through the lips while they are pressed firmly together or against skin, used humorously or to express derision.

4. The plant Rubus idaeus.

5. A moderate to dark or deep purplish red.

6. The aggregate fruit of any of these plants, consisting of many small, fleshy, usually red drupelets.

7. Slang A derisive or contemptuous sound made by vibrating the extended tongue and the lips while exhaling.

8. Any of various shrubby, usually prickly plants of the genus Rubus of the rose family that bear edible fruit, especially R. idaeus of eastern North America and Eurasia.

9. The thimble-shaped fruit of the Rubus Idæus and other similar brambles.

10. The shrub bearing this fruit.

11. red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries

12. woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries

13. The fruit of several plants of the genus Rubus, consisting of many small juicy grains or drupes, which, unlike those of the blackberry, separate from the convex receptacle together when ripe, thus giving the fruit the shape of a thimble.

14. In Tasmania, a native species, Rubus Gunnianus, peculiar to the country.

15. The plant that produces this berry.

16. Containing or having the flavor/flavour of raspberries.

17. Of a dark pinkish red.

18. To gather or forage for raspberries.

19. colloquial To make the noise intended to imitate the passing of flatulence.


1. Another corner was planted with raspberries and strawberries this spring.

2. You can grow raspberries successfully without netting.

3. We have come up with a fun new fundraising campaign - getting the nation blowing raspberries to cancer.

4. It has notes of cherry, raspberry and red fruit, and a fresh finish.

5. The signals include rolling on their backs and blowing raspberries.

6. Serve with soft fruit such as raspberries.

7. Spread the raspberry jam in the pastry case then top with the almond filling.

8. The flavours were red mullet and raspberry vinegar.

9. His favourite activity at the moment is blowing raspberries.

10. Spoon over the cream and drizzle with the roasted raspberry jam.

11. The dark raspberry shade gives a sheer gloss with a hint of colour that suits most skin tones.

12. Kiwi fruit and raspberry fruit salad.

13. Repeat the layers with the remaining raspberries and jelly, then smooth over the top.

14. raspberry and blueberry production was also up by as much as 25 per cent this year.

15. Cheeky not to mention that the raspberries are grown and flown in from Spain.

16. If the ground is not frozen, now is a good time to plant raspberries.

17. raspberry leaf and red cherry gives way to a long, dry yet somehow juicy finish.

18. Usually he just follows us around in his buggy, blowing raspberries.

19. As soon as the weather improves and the soil is fit for planting you can plant out your raspberries in their permanent position.

20. And they stocked up on fruit with raspberries, strawberries and blue figs.

21. I mean anything from dark raspberry to cherry, via strawberry and plum.

22. Originally a strawberry, raspberry and cherry grower, it has diversified into designing tunnels and greenhouses.

23. As a summer alternative to pineapple, raspberry, or strawberry sauce could be used.

24. When firm, pour the rest of the jelly over the raspberries in each glass and chill again until completely set for a further 2-3 hours.

25. ‘Fresh soft fruits such as raspberries may be incorporated in the mixture or served with it.’

26. ‘To serve, arrange the red fingerling bananas, blackberries, raspberries, dehydrated mangoes, and Brazil nuts on a large plate.’

27. ‘Gently mix the blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and caster sugar and arrange in a buttered one-litre pie or gratin dish.’

28. ‘Other fruits available were wild blackberries, raspberries, peaches, plums, and melons.’

29. ‘Stick a toothpick in the center of blackberries, strawberries, raspberries or sliced bananas.’

30. ‘Steve and his girlfriend Amy busied themselves with a cheesecake to prop up the just-picked blackberries and raspberries from the garden.’

31. ‘Toss fresh raspberries, blackberries, strawberries and blueberries to make a fruit salad.’

32. ‘On the fruit spectrum there are raspberries and cherries, and the flavors are open, not masked by harsh tannins.’

33. ‘In the forest by her house we picked wild raspberries, and I got stung by nettles.’

34. ‘Strain into a shot glass or Martini glass and garnish with a fresh raspberry.’

35. ‘Still, we do still have fresh raspberries and strawberries in the garden.’

36. ‘So I put whole fresh raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries into the strawberry base.’

37. ‘Early in this century, black raspberries were just as popular as red raspberries.’

38. ‘Put frozen raspberries in small saucepan on stove with 3 tablespoons apple juice or water.’

39. ‘In a food processor or blender, whirl 4 cups rinsed fresh or thawed frozen raspberries until smooth.’

40. ‘In a small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup frozen raspberries and 1 tablespoon maple syrup.’

41. ‘"There, believe it or not, were several naked ladies picking raspberries.’

42. ‘Towards the end of July a friend and I went up to Inverness to pick raspberries.’

43. ‘I try to make it healthier by adding some raspberries.’

44. ‘Add the raspberries and peaches and poach for 5 minutes.’

45. ‘The borders are pretty much full of the usual sort of things: cherry trees, broom, hawthorn, raspberries, rhubarb, pyracantha, clematis, birch, and like so.’

46. ‘Woody plants including gooseberries, raspberries and even roses may suffer from dieback after their leaves wilt and shrivel, changing to brown.’

47. ‘Plant blackcaps as far away as possible from red raspberries or other cultivated brambles, and remove existing wild berries if practical, or your new plants may soon pick up diseases.’

48. ‘Aboveground sprinklers cover large areas, such as lawns, most effectively but may encourage the spread of disease on roses, raspberries, beans, and other susceptible plants.’

49. ‘‘The Berry Garden,’ in another area, contains raspberries, boysenberries, huckleberries and gooseberries.’

50. ‘You don't have to worry about plants spreading underground like red raspberries, because most black raspberry shoots arise right at the base of the plant.’

51. ‘The wild raspberries, the white clover, and the sea air would suit you to a tee.’

52. ‘We've discovered that we had some strawberry plants underneath the raspberries as well.’

53. ‘Black raspberries do not produce root suckers as do red raspberries.’

54. ‘There were figs, walnuts, mulberries, apples, pears, damsons, gooseberries, elderberries, raspberries - and chickens, which we had inherited from the previous owners.’

55. ‘To the rear of Old Hall is a large walled garden that has lawns and a variety of plants and shrubs, as well as strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, rhubarb, plum and apple trees.’

56. ‘Red raspberries are generally grown in " hedgerows " in Ohio.’

57. ‘Rule number one in growing black raspberries is: Don't do what I did!’

58. ‘The state that grows the most black raspberries is Oregon, with about 1,000 acres planted.’

59. ‘Cane gall affects black and purple raspberries more frequently than red raspberries or blackberries.’

60. ‘Black and purple raspberries and blackberries are usually trained to the linear system.’

61. ‘Powdery mildew affects susceptible cultivars of red, black, and purple raspberries.’

62. ‘A few steps later I found a cluster of wild strawberries, and then a tangle of wild raspberries.’

63. ‘Purple and yellow raspberries are less widely grown than the others, but demand is strong.’

64. ‘A simpler way to prune these raspberries is to cut the whole planting to the ground in autumn.’

65. ‘Deep raspberry red in colour, nearer to a shade you might associate with red wine than what you might expect of a rose.’

66. ‘Shell pink, raspberry pink, purple, mauve and turquoise are just some of the colours that will dominate.’

67. ‘Forget the pale shades of summer, autumn demands fire and passion, so be bold and brighten up your mood by adding hot pink, raspberry or deep plum shades, all with vinyl gloss, available from Estee Lauder counters this weekend.’

68. ‘Werner's voice was a bit sharp; he was rattled by something almost feverish in her tone, and those twin spots of raspberry colour high on Gretina's normally sallow cheeks.’

69. ‘The flower girls were Kara and Shannon McGovern, nieces of the bridegroom, who wore full length white gowns with raspberry coloured sashes.’

70. ‘Dark berry colours will also be very popular; plum, aubergine, dark raspberry and even chocolate colours.’

71. ‘She blushed, that deep, mottled raspberry stain fair-skinned girls show, and I left her alone.’

72. ‘That one had insects, grit and vegetation perfectly condensed but coloured a deep raspberry.’

73. ‘Her collection for the Spring and Summer includes pin-tucked dresses and skirts in vibrant shades of midnight blue and raspberry pink.’

74. ‘With light streaming in from the rooflights, the hallway is transformed into the heart of the building, the deep raspberry of the boundary wall reflecting back onto the white plaster to create an unexpected pinkish radiance.’

75. ‘A metallic purple or raspberry shirt is a perfect complement to a black or gray suit.’

76. ‘And colour heats up in mixes of raspberry and flamingo.’

77. ‘To make the large, high-ceilinged rooms flow together seamlessly, the designer repeated tones of sage green, raspberry red, and gold in the fabrics.’

78. ‘A while back I had a tremendous misadventure while attempting to use one of those streak-yer-hair dye jobbies to give myself some big, chunky, cool raspberry highlights.’

79. ‘Just to use colors, as one example, the current culinary-conversion chart has rose rolling over to raspberry beige becoming biscuit and sienna segueing to cinnamon.’

80. ‘There are lots of pastel colours in the Endora rage, but it also has striking monotone combinations, smart navy, warm fucshia and raspberry red.’

81. ‘Rhea blew a raspberry with her tongue and fiddled with the fabric she was lying on.’

82. ‘And it stuck its tongue out and blew a raspberry.’

83. ‘Gaffle stuck his tongue out at Pintom and blew a raspberry.’

84. ‘When she reached the fence, she stuck her tongue out at the little kids and blew a raspberry.’

85. ‘Hitomi continued to glare at Mer who blew a raspberry at her.’

86. ‘David playfully blew a raspberry on my stomach.’

87. ‘He blew a raspberry on her neck and she just laughed.’

88. ‘John looked at them with tired eyes and blew a raspberry.’

89. ‘She put her arm around me and blew a raspberry on my neck.’

90. ‘Frustrated, I blew a raspberry and flopped haphazardly on the couch to face him.’

91. ‘Wylie lifted her up and blew a raspberry on her stomach but stopped when he noticed Maddy watching him.’

92. ‘Chiaki blew a raspberry at him as she tried to get to shore as fast as she could.’

93. ‘And when I was about to follow her, someone, or someTHING, I never wanted to see again appeared and blew a raspberry right in my face.’

94. ‘Kat raised her head momentarily and blew a pesky strand of hair out of her eyes, fluttering her lips so that a raspberry gently sounded.’

95. ‘Leo made the raspberry like sound at Helen's back and when she turned around to look at him, he was laying on Rose's lap purring.’

96. ‘The lights went out on the board, and a sound reminiscent of a raspberry came from the computer's speakers.’

97. ‘The distinct sound of raspberries came through the speaker and Mike could see the couple on the other end of the video link almost doubled over.’

98. ‘Wind stuck his tongue out and blew a particularly loud raspberry in Dragons direction.’

99. ‘He blew a long, loud raspberry, spraying Bob with spittle.’

100. ‘Brandon bent down and blew a raspberry on her stomach, causing her to squeal.’

101. frozen yogurt with raspberries can be served as dessert

Other users have misspelling raspberry as:

1. rasberry 14.81%

2. rasbery 7.41%

3. rapsberry 3.7%

4. raspberr 3.7%

5. resopber 1.85%

6. raspberri 1.85%

7. Other 66.68%

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