- (transitive & intransitive) If you cheer, you shout to show that you are happy about something or to encourage someone.
- The band begins to play and the crowd cheers.
- People cheered the home team wildly.
- We hope everybody will come out and cheer on the runners.
- (transitive & intransitive) If something cheers somebody, it makes them feel happier.
- There isn't much on the street to cheer the poor.
- (countable) A cheer is a shout to show that you are happy about something or to encourage someone.
- As the clock counted down the final seconds of the game the cheers from the crowd grew louder and louder.
- Three cheers for the raiders! Hip hip hooray!
- (uncountable) Cheer is a feeling of happiness.
- Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather with good cheer and put problems behind them.