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    cheer

    cheer - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cheer

    Definition
    (noun) a cry or shout of approval Definition
    (noun) the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    Example Sentence
    • flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room
    Definition
    (verb) give encouragement to
    Synonyms : embolden , hearten , recreate
    Definition
    (verb) show approval or good wishes by shouting
    Example Sentence
    • everybody cheered the birthday boy
    Definition
    (verb) cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
    Synonyms : cheer up , jolly along , jolly up
    Example Sentence
    • She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee
    Definition
    (verb) become cheerful
    Synonyms : cheer up , chirk up
    Definition
    (verb) spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    Synonyms : barrack , exhort , inspire , pep up , root on , urge , urge on
    Example Sentence
    • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers
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