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a. One who leads the cheering of spectators, as at a sports contest.
b. A member of a group that performs coordinated routines typically combining gymnastic and dance maneuvers, originally including rhythmic chants to encourage spectators to cheer at an athletic event, but often in competition with similar groups.
2. One who expresses praise for or promotes something enthusiastically.
(General Sporting Terms) a person who leads a crowd in formal cheers, esp at sports events
a person who leads spectators in organized cheering, esp. at an athletic event.
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|Noun||1.||cheerleader - an enthusiastic and vocal supporter; "he has become a cheerleader for therapeutic cloning"|
|2.||cheerleader - someone who leads the cheers by spectators at a sporting event|
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others