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English definition of “cheer”

cheer

verb [I] uk   /tʃɪər/ us    /tʃɪr/
B2 to give a loud shout of approval or encouragement: Everyone cheered as the winners received their medals. He was cheering for the other side.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing downSounds made by humans with their mouths

cheer

noun uk   /tʃɪər/ us    /tʃɪr/

cheer noun (SHOUT)

C2 [C] a loud shout of approval or encouragement: Her speech was received with cheers and a standing ovation. His victory in the 400 metres earned him the biggest cheer of the afternoon. Three cheers for the winning team! !Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing downSounds made by humans with their mouths

cheer noun (HAPPINESS)

[U] formal or old-fashioned a feeling of happiness: The victory in the by-election has brought great cheer to the Liberal Democrats.Pleasure and happiness be of good cheer old use to be happyFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
(Definition of cheer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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