cheers


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cheers

 (chîrz)
interj.
1. Used as a toast or valediction.
2. Chiefly British Used as an expression of thanks.

cheers

(tʃɪəz)
sentence substitute
1. a drinking toast
2. goodbye! cheerio!
3. thanks!

cheers

1. before drinking

People often say cheers to each other just before drinking an alcoholic drink.

I took a chair, poured myself a small drink and said 'Cheers!'
Cheers, Helen. Drink up.
2. thanking someone

British people sometimes say cheers instead of 'thank you' or 'goodbye'.

'Here you are.' – 'Oh, cheers. Thanks.'
'Thanks for ringing.' – 'OK, cheers.' – 'Bye bye.' – 'Cheers.'
Translations
наздраве
na zdraví
skål
nos vemossalud
rõõmuhüüded
kiittikippisterve
चीयर्स
uzdravlje
egészségedreszervusz
protos
skál
bedanktcheersciaodank jedank je wel
cześćna zdrowie
pa
na zdravie
skål

cheers

[tʃɪəz] excl (toast) → (alla) salute!, cin cin! (Brit) (fam) (thank you) → grazie!; (goodbye) → ciao!
References in classic literature ?
So now I hope you'll all listen to me" (loud cheers of "That we will"), "for I'm going to talk seriously.
1-20) I sing of Artemis, whose shafts are of gold, who cheers on the hounds, the pure maiden, shooter of stags, who delights in archery, own sister to Apollo with the golden sword.
This dream made him run faster among his comrades, who were giving vent to hoarse and frantic cheers.
And the proud tulip, raised on its pedestal, soon overlooked the assembled crowd of people, who clapped their hands, and made the old town of Haarlem re-echo with their tremendous cheers.
A few cheers heralded the advent of several young fellows, in shirt- sleeves, carrying buckets, bottles, and towels, who crawled through the ropes and crossed to the diagonal corner from her.
Then, amid a mixture of groans and cheers, Professor Challenger's electric brougham slid from the curb, and I found myself walking under the silvery lights of Regent Street, full of thoughts of Gladys and of wonder as to my future.
he exclaimed, while a mighty cheer arose from the band and rent the air of the forest.
Then they had to make way for Ozma to welcome the tin man, and the army caught sight of him and set up a cheer, and everybody was delighted and happy.
The crowd raised a cheer, and some one cried out, "Go it, Green-patch
Some learned how by pleasant dreams to cheer and comfort mortal hearts, by whispered words bf love to save from evil deeds those who had gone astray, to fill young hearts with gentle thoughts and pure affections, that no sin might mar the beauty of the human flower; while others, like mortal children, learned the Fairy alphabet.
The abounding good cheer of these English whalers is matter for historical research.
The cheer followed--that was a matter of course; but it rang out so full and hearty that I confess I could hardly believe these same men were plotting for our blood.