Definitions for CHEERtʃɪər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a shout of encouragement, approval, etc.
a shout used by spectators to encourage an athletic team, contestant, etc.
something that gives comfort or joy:
words of cheer.
a state of feeling or spirits:
Be of good cheer.
gladness, gaiety, or animation.
food and drink:
to invite friends for Christmas cheer.
(interj.)cheers, (used as a salutation or toast.)
(v.t.)to salute with shouts of approval, congratulation, triumph, etc.
to gladden; raise the spirits of (often fol. by up):
The good news cheered her.
(v.i.)to utter cheers of approval, encouragement, etc.
Obs. to be in a particular state of mind or spirits.
cheer on,to encourage or urge on.
Category: Verb Phrase
cheer up,to become or make happier or more cheerful.
Category: Verb Phrase
Origin of cheer:
1175–1225; ME chere face < AF; OF chiere < LL cara < Gk kárā face, head
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
The crowd cheered.; They cheered him as he left the field.
a shout of support or appreciation; = boo
a loud cheer from the audience
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
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.
British National Corpus
Word rank popularity for 'CHEER' among Verbs Frequency: #974
Translations for CHEER
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a shout of approval, encouragement or welcome
Three cheers for the Queen!
- одобрителен викBulgarian
- vivaPortuguese (BR)
- provolávání slávyCzech
- das HurraGerman
- viva, hurraSpanish
- هورا؛ هلهلهFarsi
- עִדוּד @@@עִידוּד$$$Hebrew
- raspoloženje, klicanje, odobravanjeCroatian
- urrà, acclamazioneItalian
- piekrišanas/urā sauciens; lai dzīvo!'Latvian
- juichkreet, aanmoedigingDutch
- hurrarop, bravorop, heiaropNorwegian
- okrzyk, wiwatPolish
- هورا؛ هلهلهPersian
- خواشحالى: څه چه خوشحالى راولى: دخوشحالۍ يا تحسين ږغPashto
- подбадривающее, приветственное восклицаниеRussian
- volanie na slávuSlovak
- bifallsrop, hurraropSwedish
- 歡呼Chinese (Trad.)
- ура! слава!Ukrainian
- نعرۂ تحسینUrdu
- tiếng reo mừngVietnamese
- 欢呼Chinese (Simp.)
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