North American informal Cheer or spur someone on: his mother rooted him on enthusiastically from ringside
More example sentences
- I was rooting him on, along with the others in his small but fervent peanut gallery.
- And Spencer Tracy, he told me once, would visit the set of other movies being shot and root them on.
- Your father, who had won a bronze medal in the Olympics in 1956, was one of those rooting you on.