cheerleader


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cheer·lead·er

 (chîr′lē′dər)
n.
1.
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.

cheer′lead′ing n.

cheerleader

(ˈtʃɪəˌliːdə)
n
(General Sporting Terms) a person who leads a crowd in formal cheers, esp at sports events

cheer•lead•er

(ˈtʃɪərˌli dər)

n.
a person who leads spectators in organized cheering, esp. at an athletic event.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cheerleader - an enthusiastic and vocal supportercheerleader - an enthusiastic and vocal supporter; "he has become a cheerleader for therapeutic cloning"
admirer, booster, protagonist, supporter, champion, friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
2.cheerleader - someone who leads the cheers by spectators at a sporting event
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
Translations
pom-pom girl
vodja navijačev

cheerleader

[ˈtʃɪəˌliːdəʳ] N (esp US) → animador(a) m/f

cheerleader

[ˈtʃɪərliːdər] npom-pom girl f

cheerleader

n (Sport) → Cheerleader m

cheerleader

[ˈtʃɪəˌliːdəʳ] ncheerleader f inv
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