cheerio


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cheer·i·o

 (chîr′ē-ō′)
interj. Chiefly British
Used in greeting or parting.

[Alteration of cheer.]

cheerio

(ˌtʃɪərɪˈəʊ)
sentence substitute
1. a farewell greeting
2. a drinking toast
n
(Cookery) NZ a type of small sausage

cheer•i•o

(ˈtʃɪər iˌoʊ, ˌtʃɪər iˈoʊ)

interj. Chiefly Brit.
(used to express farewell or good wishes.)
[1905–10; probably cheery + -o]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cheerio - a farewell remarkcheerio - a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"
farewell, word of farewell - an acknowledgment or expression of goodwill at parting
Translations

cheerio

[ˈtʃɪərɪˈəʊ] EXCL (Brit) → ¡hasta luego!, ¡chau! (LAm)

cheerio

[ˌtʃɪəriˈəʊ] excl (British)salut!

cheerio

interj (esp Brit inf)
(= goodbye)Wiedersehen (inf), → Servus (S Ger, Aus); (to friends) → tschüs(s) (inf)
(= your health)prost

cheerio

[ˌtʃɪərɪˈəʊ] excl (Brit) (fam) → ciao!
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