sherbert

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Noun[edit]

sherbert ‎(plural sherberts)

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  1. Alternative spelling of sherbet(food of frozen fruit juice with a dairy product added)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Variant spelling, common especially (but not only) in American English, based on a variant pronunciation that is very common but still often considered incorrect or uneducated. American dictionaries no longer label this spelling or pronunciation as nonstandard. The spelling is still labeled as incorrect in some British dictionaries and not even mentioned in others despite making up about one quarter of all examples in the Oxford English Corpus.

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