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Pronunciation: /tʃɪə(r)/

Translation of cheer in German:


  • 1 (applause) Beifallsruf, der
  • 2in pl. (BrE) [infml], (as a toast) prost!
  • 3in pl. (BrE) [infml], (thank you) danke


  • 1 (applaud) cheer sth/sb etw. bejubeln/jmdm. zujubeln

Phrasal verbs

cheer ˈon

v.t. anfeuern [Sportler]

cheer ˈup

v.i. bessere Laune bekommen cheer up! Kopf hoch!

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