cheer - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb 

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/tʃɪə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theycheer
he/she/itcheers
present participlecheering
past tensecheered
past participlecheered
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive]

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    to give a loud shout of happiness or approval

    The crowd cheered and threw flowers to the 57-year-old tenor.

    The prince was cheered by a 10,000-strong audience.

  2. 2
    [transitive] [usually passive] if you are cheered by something such as a piece of news, it makes you happier or less worried

    He seemed genuinely cheered at the prospect of my arrival.

phrasal verbs