Definitions for cheer

Definitions for (noun) cheer

Main entry: sunniness, sunshine, cheer, cheerfulness

Definition: the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom

Usage: flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room

Main entry: cheer

Definition: a cry or shout of approval

Definitions for (verb) cheer

Main entry: cheer

Definition: show approval or good wishes by shouting

Usage: everybody cheered the birthday boy

Main entry: cheer, inspire, pep up, urge, urge on, barrack, exhort, root on

Definition: spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

Usage: The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

Main entry: cheer, cheer up, chirk up

Definition: become cheerful

Main entry: cheer, cheer up, jolly along, jolly up

Definition: cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful

Usage: She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee

Main entry: embolden, cheer, hearten, recreate

Definition: give encouragement to

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