verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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How to use cheer in a sentence
So this year enjoy a glass of cheer with each other over Zoom.
On the other hand, as someone who has had the privilege of holding onto his job—and his health—I think if you have the means, it’s a good time to spread extra cheer by being extra thoughtful with holiday giving.
Unfortunately, you must continue to politely demur and find other ways to spread positive news and good cheer.Miss Manners: Husband’s rude eating habits driving wife up the wall|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
Health-care professionals have emerged as the heroes of the Covid crisis, often drawing cheers from grateful onlookers as they emerge from hospitals after long and grueling shifts.Sweden’s frontline health care workers are quitting in worrying numbers as COVID cases spike|kdunn6|December 13, 2020|Fortune
Not just because of candles on a menorah or bulbs strung on Christmas trees but because bright, twinkling lights bring cheer and beauty to the shortest, darkest days of the year.Today in D.C.: Headlines to start your Friday in D.C., Maryland and Virginia|Dana Hedgpeth, Teddy Amenabar|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
People on the streets of Havana cheered and celebrated the return of fighters from the Sierra Maestra.
And then there was the segment of the media that actively cheered it all on.The U.S. Will Torture Again—and We’re All to Blame|Michael Tomasky|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Blonde kids named Kyle and Zack cheered on Los Doyers while wearing jerseys with “Valenzuela” on the back.
The public cheered Holmes when she broke away from Cruise with a similar element of challenge and ingenuity.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two men, literally in a cage, were attacking each other while the pastor and his friends cheered.Jesus Said Knock You Out: In ‘Fight Church’ Christians Beat Thy Neighbor|Bryan Storkel|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The people of the valley were to know that their kindness had cheered me, but of their pity I wanted none.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
But here in this little valley of the Kaw, he was cheered to see his race on a practical and sensible basis.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
On the threshold of my new work such encouragement greatly cheered me and increased my determination to do my best.
Mr. Barnes, who was loudly cheered on his return to the House, joined in the cry for economy.
Half an hour later, when he entered his boat again to go on shore, the men cheered him.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
British Dictionary definitions for cheer
Derived forms of cheercheerer, nouncheeringly, adverb
Word Origin for cheer
Idioms and Phrases with cheer
In addition to the idioms beginning with cheer
- cheer on
- cheer up
- three cheers