Pronunciation: (cher'ub),[key] —n., —pl.cher•ubsfor 3, 4;cher•u•bimPronunciation: (cher'u-bim, -yoo-bim)[key]for 1, 2. 1. a celestial being. Gen. 3:24; Ezek. 1, 10.
2. Theol.a member of the second order of angels, often represented as a beautiful rosy-cheeked child with wings.
3. a beautiful or innocent person, esp. a child.
4. a person, esp. a child, with a sweet, chubby, innocent face.