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What does cheer mean?
A cheer is a shout or cry of encouragement, approval, or agreement, as in When the band took the stage, the crowd gave a loud cheer.
Cheer is also something that gives joy or encouragement, as in a letter that contains good cheer.
To cheer is to shout or cry of approval or encouragement, as in The fans cheered the home every time they made a goal.
To cheer is also to inspire with cheer, as in Petting my dog always cheers me up when I’m sad.
Example: The crowd cheered as the team scored the game winning touchdown.
Where does cheer come from?
The first records of the term cheer come from the late 1100s. It ultimately comes from the Greek kárā, meaning “head.”
Cheering comes in many forms. Most of the time cheers are wild, uncontainable, and loud. But, some, such as those used by cheerleaders are planned, rehearsed, and used to inspire a certain feeling in a crowd.
Cheer can also define the state of being happy, as you would be when giving a cheer. When people propose a toast and clink glasses, they often say “Cheers!” as a sign of enjoyment or pride.
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How is cheer used in real life?
Cheer is frequently used in reference to making someone happy or the actions of someone who is joyful and will be used accordingly joyfully.
the human has been working from home the last couple days. and every so often. they let me participate in the video calls. all the other humans cheer when they see me. i am the only thing holding their company together
— Thoughts of Dog® (@dog_feelings) March 10, 2020
Niall: Having thousands of fans turn up to cheer us on in the street before we went on the Today show was just on another level…
— One Direction (@onedirection) August 28, 2014
CHEERS TO LESS STRESS AND MORE SUCCESS
— Daisy Marquez (@daisymarquez_) January 1, 2020
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How to use cheer in a sentence
Jenner strides up to a police officer and offers him a can of soda, which he drinks, prompting the crowd to break out in cheers.If everybody hates wokewashing, why do companies still do it?|Sarah Todd|October 22, 2020|Quartz
The experience will include both a cheer monitor and an audience monitor that allow viewers to connect with each other and the broadcast hosts.‘An election night that could last weeks’: How news publishers are updating their digital strategies for the results long haul|Kayleigh Barber|September 25, 2020|Digiday
District officials have maintained that any ongoing practices were not part of the school’s cheer program.
Roughly 65 students are on the school’s cheer team, including 27 on varsity, Clark said.
With the new school year underway, the cheer club met at Infinity Gymnastics in El Cajon this week and was scheduled to meet for the next two weeks.
Yet I had serious trouble understanding how to cheer on the news of Bin Laden or anyone else dying.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You meant to chase every glass of wine with a pitcher of H2O, but the holiday cheer somehow steered you off course.
The audience--tout Hollywood--stands to cheer his slow and painful trek from the wings to the table.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A fire truck roars down a city street and people cheer its arrival.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner|Mike Barnicle|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a cheer that we got for something that was a complete fluke.‘No Regrets’: Peter Jackson Says Goodbye to Middle-Earth|Alex Suskind|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At last, tired of fighting an unseen foe, the men arose to their feet, and with a wild cheer sprang forward.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
But her sympathy, and her confident belief that Alessandro might yet be found, gave unspeakable cheer to Felipe.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
They went out of the darkness together and came back to the Earth, Leo very silent, and the Girl striving to cheer him.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The king heartily pledged him, thanked him for his good cheer, and departed undiscovered.
My servant's whip, however, soon sent them about their business, and I ventured into the parlor to see what cheer.
British Dictionary definitions for cheer
Derived forms of cheercheerer, nouncheeringly, adverb
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Other Idioms and Phrases with cheer
In addition to the idioms beginning with cheer
- cheer on
- cheer up
- three cheers