a cry or shout of approval
cheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshine(verb)
the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
"flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"
cheer, hearten, recreate, embolden(verb)
give encouragement to
show approval or good wishes by shouting
"everybody cheered the birthday boy"
cheer, cheer up, jolly along, jolly up(verb)
cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
"She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"
cheer, cheer up, chirk up(verb)
cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up(verb)
spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
"The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
One's expression or countenance.
One's attitude, mood.
A cheerful attitude; a nice disposition.
A cry expressing joy, approval or support such as "hurray".
A cheer rose from the crowd.
A chant made in support of a team at a sports event.
To shout a cheer or cheers.
The crowd cheered in support of the athletes.
Origin: From chere, from chiere, from cara.
the face; the countenance or its expression
feeling; spirit; state of mind or heart
gayety; mirth; cheerfulness; animation
that which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness; provisions prepared for a feast; entertainment; as, a table loaded with good cheer
a shout, hurrah, or acclamation, expressing joy enthusiasm, applause, favor, etc
to cause to rejoice; to gladden; to make cheerful; -- often with up
to infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort
to salute or applaud with cheers; to urge on by cheers; as, to cheer hounds in a chase
to grow cheerful; to become gladsome or joyous; -- usually with up
to be in any state or temper of mind
to utter a shout or shouts of applause, triumph, etc
Origin: [OE. chere face, welcome, cheer, OF. chiere, F. chre, fr. LL. cara face, Gr. ka`ra head; akin to Skr. iras, L. cerebrum brain, G. hirn, and E. cranium.]
Cheer is the name of a laundry detergent sold in the United States and Canada. It is manufactured by Procter & Gamble. It was introduced in 1950, and after a slight reformulation in 1952, was a highly successful follow up to P&G's Tide product from 1948-49. Cheer is recognized for its distinctive blue granules. The 1952 formula was designed to clean as well as perform bluing, which makes white clothing look whiter. Magazine and television ads at the time proclaimed, "...washes clothes so clean, so white, you don't need bluing or bleach!" This was well known as a sponsor of I Love Lucy. In the 1960s, the brand was repositioned as "All Temperature Cheer" or as it was also known, "All-Tempa-Cheer", as it was formulated to clean clothes effectively in all water temperatures. The brand is currently known as "Cheer Colorguard" and "Cheer Brightclean." Favorite laundry detergent of the Jerry Seinfeld character as seen in the episode about the AIDS walk.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
chēr, n. disposition, frame of mind (with good, &c.): joy: a shout of approval or welcome: kind treatment: entertainment: fare, food.—v.t. to comfort: to encourage: to applaud: to inspirit—'to cheer up.'—v.i. in such phrases as 'How cheer'st thou?'—refl. as in 'Cheer thee.'—n. Cheer′er, one who, or that which, cheers.—adj. Cheer′ful, of good spirits: joyful: lively.—advs. Cheer′fully, Cheer′ily.—ns. Cheer′fulness; Cheer′iness; Cheer′ishness (Milton), cheerfulness.—adj. Cheer′less, without comfort: gloomy.—n. Cheer′lessness.—adj. Cheer′ly, cheerful.—adv. in a cheery manner: heartily.—adj. Cheer′y, cheerful: promoting cheerfulness. [O. Fr. chiere, the countenance—Low L. cara, the face.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'CHEER' in Verbs Frequency: #974
The numerical value of CHEER in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of CHEER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.
Instead of Christmas cheer, we are spreading some holiday fear.
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
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Translations for CHEER
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- аплодирам, настроение, одобрително възклицаниеBulgarian
- jubeln, applaudieren, aufmuntern, aufheiternGerman
- hurai, huraoEsperanto
- aclamar, alegría, hurraSpanish
- iloisuus, hilpeys, kannustushuuto, kannustaa, hurraahuuto, hurrataFinnish
- acclamer, applaudirFrench
- incitare, buonumoreItalian
- 喝采, 声援, 励ますJapanese
- heiarop, heieNorwegian
- подбадривать, ликовать, аплодировать, приветствовать, воодушевлять, поощрятьRussian
- hurra, hejaramsa, hejaSwedish
- vui lênVietnamese
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