Use the word cherubic to describe someone with a round face and an air of sweetness, whether you’re talking about a cute cooing baby or your innocent-looking, round-faced 40-year-old brother.

The word cherubic, pronounced "CHAIR-uh-bick," is used to describe someone who looks like a cherub, a baby-like angel you’ve probably seen in Renaissance paintings. Today, you don’t have to be divine, winged, naked, or even a child to be described as cherubic. The word describes those who have a rosy, childlike innocence and a sweet, pleasing roundness.

Definitions of cherubic

adj having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub

“a cherubic face”
angelic, angelical, seraphic, sweet
lovable, loveable
having characteristics that attract love or affection

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