Definition of Cheering

1. Noun. Encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators. "It's all over but the shouting"

Exact synonyms: Shouting
Generic synonyms: Encouragement
Derivative terms: Cheer, Cheer, Cheer



2. Adjective. Providing freedom from worry.
Exact synonyms: Comforting, Satisfying
Similar to: Satisfactory

Definition of Cheering

1. Verb. (present participle of cheer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheering

1. cheer [v] - See also: cheer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheering

cheerest
cheereth
cheerful
cheerfull
cheerfuller
cheerfullest
cheerfully
cheerfulness
cheerfulnesses
cheerie-bye
cheerier
cheeriest
cheerily
cheeriness
cheerinesses
cheering (current term)
cheeringly
cheerio
cheerios
cheerishness
cheerlead
cheerleaded
cheerleader
cheerleaderish
cheerleaderlike
cheerleaders
cheerleading
cheerleads
cheerled
cheerless

Literary usage of Cheering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"(Tumultuous cheering.) This is the time to try men's souls. ... (Boisterous cheering.) It is not a question of money nor class, but one of free institutions ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"cheering VERSE TO THE TRADE Some time ago we gaily published, For all our friends, including you; A book about how Molly melted Both in heart and body, too. ..."

3. Publication[s] (1904)
"... from the corner of humble obscurity—their cheering aspect has again prevented a torpid rest. SECONDARY to these are the solicitations of a number of ..."

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