Definition of Cheerleading

1. Noun. (Chiefly American English) Organized gymnastics and dance at team games, or as a competition in its own right. ¹



2. Noun. Automatic or servile praise. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of cheerlead) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheerleading

1. cheerlead [v] - See also: cheerlead

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheerleading

cheeriest
cheerily
cheeriness
cheerinesses
cheering
cheeringly
cheerio
cheerios
cheerishness
cheerlead
cheerleaded
cheerleader
cheerleaderish
cheerleaderlike
cheerleaders
cheerleading (current term)
cheerleads
cheerled
cheerless
cheerlessly
cheerlessness
cheerlessnesses
cheerly
cheero
cheeros
cheers
cheery
cheery-bye
cheesable
cheese

Literary usage of Cheerleading

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

1. Review of Gender Equity in Interscholastic Athletic Opportunities in by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Danceline and cheerleading are not activities within the definition of sports and, therefore, not included in these totals. (3) Total number of boys' and ..."

2. Mentoring Across Boundaries: Helping Beginning Teachers Succeed in by Jean Boreen, Donna Niday, Mary K. Johnson (2003)
"yelled Julie to the varsity cheerleading squad. The girls moved in response to her words, but Julie wasn't sure she had given them much help. ..."

3. American Vulgar: The Politics of Manipulation Versus the Culture of Awareness by Robert Grudin (2006)
"The cultural sun rises and sets on cheerleading. Girls practice cheerleading moves at home, on the way to school, and in the halls. ..."

4. Power Play: A Play in One Act by Lindsay Price (2003)
"cheerleading rocks! BEAUTY: That's only three things. BELLY: I'll improvise. Come on. ... cheerleading rocks! BEAUTY: The less said about that the better. ..."

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