Definitions of cheer

  1. To make or become cheerful; applaud with cheers; utter cheers.
  2. To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.
  3. To salute or applaud with cheers; to urge on by cheers; as, to cheer hounds in a chase.
  4. To gladden; encourage; applaud; to greet, especially with shouts of welcome.
  5. To make the countenance glad: to comfort: to encourage: to applaud.
  6. To comfort; encourage; applaud with a cheer.
  7. To be in any state or temper of mind.
  8. To utter a shout or shouts of applause, triumph, etc.
  9. To grow cheerful; to become gladsome or joyous; - usually with up.
  10. To be come glad; with up; to shout applause, etc.
  11. To give an approving shout.
  12. urge on or encourage esp. by shouts; " The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
  13. give encouragement to
  14. show approval or good wishes by shouting; " everybody cheered the birthday boy"
  15. make cheerful
  16. To gladden; to cause to rejoice; to applaud; to encourage.
  17. To receive with shouts of joy; to applaud; to comfort; to gladden; to infuse life into; to encourage; to become gladsome.
  18. urge on or encourage especially by shouts; " The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
  19. cause ( somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful; " She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"
  20. The face; the countenance or its expression.
  21. Feeling; spirit; state of mind or heart.
  22. Gayety; mirth; cheerfulness; animation.
  23. That which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness; provisions prepared for a feast; entertainment; as, a table loaded with good cheer.
  24. A shout, hurrah, or acclamation, expressing joy enthusiasm, applause, favor, etc.
  25. Temper or state of mind; especially, a state of gladness or joy; that which is furnished for entertainment; a shout of applause; sometimes, luck.
  26. That which makes the countenance glad: joy: a shout: kind treatment: entertainment: fare.
  27. Joy; encouragement; an approving shout; fare.
  28. Provisions for a feast.
  29. A joyful shout; applause; mirth; provisions for a feast.