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  • Cheer (noun)

    A cheerful attitude; gaiety; mirth. from 14thc.

  • Cheer (noun)

    That which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness; provisions prepared for a feast; entertainment.

    "a table loaded with good cheer"

  • Cheer (noun)

    A cry expressing joy, approval or support such as "hurray". from 18thc.

    "A cheer rose from the crowd."

  • Cheer (noun)

    A chant made in support of a team at a sports event.

  • Cheer (noun)

    One's facial expression or countenance. 13th-19thc.

  • Cheer (noun)

    One's attitude, mood. from 14thc.

  • Cheer (noun)

    Cheerleading.

    "I'm going to wear my new cheer shoes at cheer today."

  • Cheer (verb)

    To gladden; to make cheerful; often with up.

    "We were cheered by the offer of a cup of tea."

  • Cheer (verb)

    To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.

  • Cheer (verb)

    To applaud or encourage with cheers or shouts.

    "The crowd cheered in support of the athletes."

    "The crowd cheered the athletes."

  • Cheerless (adjective)

    Devoid of cheer; gloomy.

    "Thesaurus:sad"

    "cheerful"

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Cheer (noun)

    The face; the countenance or its expression.

  • Cheer (noun)

    That which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness; provisions prepared for a feast; entertainment; as, a table loaded with good cheer.

  • Cheer (noun)

    Feeling; spirit; state of mind or heart.

  • Cheer (noun)

    Gayety; mirth; cheerfulness; animation.

  • Cheer (noun)

    A shout, hurrah, or acclamation, expressing joy enthusiasm, applause, favor, etc.

  • Cheer

    To cause to rejoice; to gladden; to make cheerful; - often with up.

  • Cheer

    To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.

  • Cheer

    To salute or applaud with cheers; to urge on by cheers; as, to cheer hounds in a chase.

  • Cheer (verb)

    To grow cheerful; to become gladsome or joyous; - usually with up.

  • Cheer (verb)

    To be in any state or temper of mind.

  • Cheer (verb)

    To utter a shout or shouts of applause, triumph, etc.

  • Cheerless (adjective)

    Without joy, gladness, or comfort.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cheer (noun)

    a cry or shout of approval

  • Cheer (noun)

    the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom;

    "flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room"

  • Cheer (verb)

    give encouragement to

  • Cheer (verb)

    show approval or good wishes by shouting;

    "everybody cheered the birthday boy"

  • Cheer (verb)

    cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful;

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

  • Cheer (verb)

    become cheerful

  • Cheer (verb)

    urge on or encourage especially by shouts;

    "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"

  • Cheerless (adjective)

    lacking cheer; depressing;

    "something cheerless about the room"

    "a moody and uncheerful person"

    "an uncheerful place"

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