There are 2 translations of cheer in Spanish:

cheer1

Pronunciation: /tʃiːr; ˈtʃɪə(r)/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (of encouragement, approval) ovación (f), aclamación (f) to give three cheers for sb vitorear or (in South America also/en América del Sur también) vivar a algn three cheers for Fred! ¡viva Fred!
    More example sentences
    • Then the room exploded into cheers and claps and catcalls.
    • Elizabeth's gay laugh mingled with the cheers and hollers of everyone out in the yard.
    • The watchers began to make wagers and to shout encouragements and cheers.
    1.2 (cheerleaders' routine) (American English/inglés norteamericano) hurra (masculine)
  • 2
    (cheers plural)
    [colloquial/familiar] (as interjection/como interjección) 2.1 (drinking toast) ¡salud! here's to you, cheers! ¡a tu salud! 2.2 (goodbye) adiós, chao or chau (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) [colloquial/familiar] 2.3 (thanks) (British English/inglés británico) gracias
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (cheerfulness) [literary/literario] alegría (f), animación (f) be of good cheer ¡ánimo!, ¡levanta el ánimo!
    More example sentences
    • They bring about an element of optimism and cheer in one's life.
    • It was good activist fun that brought cheer to the soul.
    • In today's world of stress and struggle it is a great thing if I can bring cheer, hope and liveliness to my family and surroundings.
    More example sentences
    • With drink and festive cheer in excess, it's easy to throw caution to the wind and find yourself acting recklessly on a Christmas night out.

Definition of cheer in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

There are 2 translations of cheer in Spanish:

cheer2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (shout in approval) aclamar, vitorear
    More example sentences
    • As I came across the field I heard the crowd shouting and cheering as I got closer.
    • She could hear the crowd cheering loudly, shouting things she could not seem to grasp.
    • He shouted something in his language and the crowds cheered once more.
    1.2

    cheer (on)

    (encourage) [team/runner] animar, alentar*
    More example sentences
    • This is the only home game left in the league as the remaining three games are away and a large support to cheer the lads on would be appreciated.
    • As we walked into the TA our support crew cheered us on and we plopped into the chairs set out for us.
    • This was a close and exciting game with a huge number of supporters cheering their sides on.
  • 2 (gladden, comfort) alegrar, reconfortar
    More example sentences
    • There is more cheering news for Cameron supporters, though.
    • It contains light to direct you, food to support you, and comfort to cheer you.
    • Enlist the help of a life coach, friend, or family member to cheer you on in support.

vi

Phrasal verbs

cheer up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio animarse come on, cheer up! ¡vamos! ¡anímate! or ¡arriba ese ánimo! 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [person] animar, levantarle el ánimo a some bright curtains would cheer the room up unas cortinas en colores vivos alegrarían el cuarto

Definition of cheer in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.