Meaning of “cheer” in the English Dictionary

"cheer" in English

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cheerverb [ 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.

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uk /tʃɪər/ us /tʃɪr/

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.
be of good cheer old use

to be happy

(Definition of “cheer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cheerverb [ I/T ]

us /tʃɪər/

to give a shout of approval or encouragement for someone:

[ I ] I was one of the people who jumped up and cheered after that speech.
noun [ C ] us /tʃɪər/

He demanded the resignation of the police chief, touching off loud applause and cheers in the audience.

(Definition of “cheer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)