cheer - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/tʃɪə(r)/
singularcheer
pluralcheers
  1. 1
    [countable]

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    a loud shout of happiness or approval

    A great cheer went up from the crowd.

    1. a.
      a phrase or short poem that people at a sports event in the US shout to encourage their team
  2. 2
    [uncountable] mainly literary a feeling of happiness

    The survey will bring little cheer to teachers.

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