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noun as in applause, supportive yell

verb as in encourage in activity

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Example Sentences

Jenner strides up to a police officer and offers him a can of soda, which he drinks, prompting the crowd to break out in cheers.

From Quartz

The experience will include both a cheer monitor and an audience monitor that allow viewers to connect with each other and the broadcast hosts.

From Digiday

District officials have maintained that any ongoing practices were not part of the school’s cheer program.

Roughly 65 students are on the school’s cheer team, including 27 on varsity, Clark said.

With the new school year underway, the cheer club met at Infinity Gymnastics in El Cajon this week and was scheduled to meet for the next two weeks.

Yet I had serious trouble understanding how to cheer on the news of Bin Laden or anyone else dying.

You meant to chase every glass of wine with a pitcher of H2O, but the holiday cheer somehow steered you off course.

The audience--tout Hollywood--stands to cheer his slow and painful trek from the wings to the table.

A fire truck roars down a city street and people cheer its arrival.

It was a cheer that we got for something that was a complete fluke.

At last, tired of fighting an unseen foe, the men arose to their feet, and with a wild cheer sprang forward.

But her sympathy, and her confident belief that Alessandro might yet be found, gave unspeakable cheer to Felipe.

They went out of the darkness together and came back to the Earth, Leo very silent, and the Girl striving to cheer him.

The king heartily pledged him, thanked him for his good cheer, and departed undiscovered.

My servant's whip, however, soon sent them about their business, and I ventured into the parlor to see what cheer.


On this page you'll find 258 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cheer, such as: delight, encouragement, glee, joy, optimism, and animation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.