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English

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman chere, from Old French chiere, from Late Latin cara.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
cheer

Plural
s

cheer (s)
  1. (uncountable) A pleasing attitude; a nice disposition.
    They were all in good cheer.
  2. (countable) A cry expressing joy, approval or support such as "hurray".
    A cheer rose from the crowd.
  3. (countable) A chant made in support of a team at a sports event.

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Verb

Infinitive
to cheer

Third person singular
cheers

Simple past
cheered

Past participle
-

Present participle
cheering

to cheer (third-person singular simple present cheers, present participle cheering, simple past and past participle cheered)
  1. (intransitive) To shout a cheer or cheers.
    The crowd cheered in support of the athletes.

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