Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cheer sb on”

cheer sb on

phrasal verb with cheer     /tʃɪər/ verb
to shout loudly in order to encourage someone in a competitionPraising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of cheer sb on from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “cheer sb on”

Word of the Day

well in (with)

to have a good relationship with someone in which they like you and from which you get an advantage

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More