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British English: /tʃɪə/
American English: /tʃɪr/

Translation of cheer in French:


  • 1 (shout of joy, praise) to give a cheer
    pousser une acclamation or un hourra
    to get a big cheer
    être vigoureusement acclamé
    there were cheers when
    il y a eu des acclamations quand
    to give three cheers for
    faire un ban à
    three cheers!
    un ban!, hourra!

also: cheers exclamation

  • 1 (toast)
    à la vôtre! [informal]
    (to close friend) à la tienne! [informal]
  • 2 (British English) [informal] (thanks)
  • 3 (British English) [informal] (goodbye)

transitive verb

  • 1 (applaud)
    acclamer, applaudir (person, team)
    to be loudly cheered
    être accueilli par de vives acclamations

Phrasal verbs

cheer on

cheer on [somebody], cheer [somebody] on

cheer up

1 cheer up cheer up!
2 cheer up [somebody], cheer [somebody] up
remonter le moral à (person)
3 cheer up [something], cheer [something] up
égayer (room)
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