Meaning of “cheers!” in the English Dictionary

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"cheers!" in British English

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uk /tʃɪəz/ us /tʃɪrz/

B1 a friendly expression said just before you drink an alcoholic drink:

Cheers! Your good health.

B2 UK informal used to mean "thank you":

"I've bought you a drink." "Cheers, mate."

B1 UK informal used to mean "goodbye":

"Bye." "Cheers, see you next week."

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

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us /tʃɪərz/

a friendly expression spoken before tasting a drink; a toast

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