Definition of root someone on in English:
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.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.