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cheer

cheer

 
pronunciation:
chir
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: happy or good feelings.
We are filled with cheer during the holiday season.
similar words:
fun, joy, pleasure
definition 2: a shout to show that you are happy about or approve of something.
The crowd let out a cheer when the team made a goal.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cheered, cheering, cheers
definition: to shout in order to show that you like something.
They cheered the team.
similar words:
encourage, praise
derivations: cheeringly (adv.), cheerer (n.)
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