cheering


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cheer

 (chîr)
n.
1.
a. A shout of approval, encouragement, or congratulation: a remark that drew cheers from the crowd.
b. A short, rehearsed jingle or phrase, shouted in unison by a squad of cheerleaders.
2. Comfort or encouragement: a message of cheer.
3. Lightness of spirits or mood; gaiety or joy: a happy tune, full of cheer.
4. Festive food and drink; refreshment: did not refrain from sampling their holiday cheer.
v. cheered, cheer·ing, cheers
v.intr.
1.
a. To shout cheers. See Synonyms at applaud.
b. To express praise or approval: Bloggers cheered when the favorable decision was announced.
2. To become cheerful: had lunch and soon cheered up.
v.tr.
1.
a. To encourage with cheers: The fans cheered the runners on. See Synonyms at encourage.
b. To salute or acclaim with cheers; applaud.
c. To express praise or approval for; acclaim: cheered the results of the election.
2. To make happier or more cheerful: a warm fire that cheered us.

[Middle English chere, expression, mood, from Old French chiere, face, from Late Latin cara, from Greek kara, head; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cheer′er n.
cheer′ing·ly adv.

cheering

(ˈtʃɪərɪŋ)
n
encouraging shouts from supporters, admirers etc
adj
gladdening; encouraging
ˈcheeringly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cheering - encouragement in the form of cheers from spectatorscheering - encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators; "it's all over but the shouting"
encouragement - the expression of approval and support
Adj.1.cheering - providing freedom from worry
satisfactory - giving satisfaction; "satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory"

cheering

adjective encouraging, promising, comforting, reassuring, heartening, auspicious, propitious It is cheering to hear some good news for once.

cheering

adjective
Inspiring confidence or hope:
Translations

cheering

[ˈtʃɪərɪŋ]
A. ADJ [news] → bueno, esperanzador; [prospect] → alentador
B. Novaciones fpl, vítores mpl

cheering

nJubel m, → Jubeln nt, → Hurrageschrei nt; (= cheering on)anfeuernde Zurufe pl
adj
news, prospectbeglückend
crowdsjubelnd

cheering

[ˈtʃɪərɪŋ]
1. adj (news, sight) → confortante
2. n (of crowd) → acclamazioni fpl
References in classic literature ?
She is going in the spring when the opera comes, and it will be perfectly splendid, if Mother only lets me go," answered Meg, cheering up at the thought.
The flush which still lingered above the pines in the western sky was not more bright nor delicate than the bloom on her cheek; nor was the opening day more cheering than the animated smile which she bestowed on the youth, as he assisted her into the saddle.
Well, now, that's cheering, cried Ahab, suddenly erecting himself, while whole thunder-clouds swept aside from his brow.
And so the cattle butchers declared a new strike on the spot; and gathering their members from the other plants, where the same trick had been played, they marched down Packers' Avenue, which was thronged with a dense mass of workers, cheering wildly.
Little Thomas was told, there was his Freddy, --and I was told to take care of little Thomas; and thus I entered upon the duties of my new home with the most cheering prospect ahead.
The other teachers, poor things, were generally themselves too much dejected to attempt the task of cheering others.
Fortified by these sound principles, enlightened by the stores of written information in my commercial library, I have ranged through the population for years past, and have raised my charitable crops with the most cheering success.
Her father, cheering her, showed a compassionate superiority to this woman's weakness, which was wonderful to see.
His answer was not cheering to my spirits, for it consisted of two dismal words, 'With whopping.
The boatswain, unmanned for the first time, respectfully dried his eyes on the Jack, and then cheering up and addressing Mr.
So he moved forward up the mountain with those of the soldiers who remained, and all the way the wolves harried them, pulling down a man here and a man there; but though they heard and saw them cheering on their pack the Wolf-Brethren attacked them no more, for they saved their strength for the last fight of all.
And when they saw the famous doctor really come, these monkeys made a tremendous noise, cheering and waving leaves and swinging out of the branches to greet him.