cheering cheering  /ˈtʃɪ rɪŋ/


  1. (n) encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
  2. (adj) providing freedom from worry



  1. These men, cheering as hard as their feeble strength would permit, tore them selves getting through the barbed wire to touch us, to talk to us.
  2. Iranian qirls are cheering her on; huge posters of Khoshjamal adorn the Tae kwon do Federation, a popular sport for Iranian females practiced by more than 120,000 girls.
  3. The cheering crossed sectarian lines.


  1. Obama stumping for Senate hopeful Markey in Boston

    Obama told thousands of cheering party loyalists at a rally in the city's Roxbury neighborhood that he needs Markey in the Senate.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Norwich Bulletin

  2. Wally Pontiff, Sr. Talks College World Series Bound Tigers

    Wally Pontiff, Sr. Plans to be at this year’s College World Series cheering-on the Tigers as they go for a seventh championship. “He is smiling, and you know Wally loved LSU,” says Wally, Sr. who still collects mementos and tributes to his son Wally Jr. whose life ended unexpectedly 11 years ago.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC 26 New Orleans

  3. Hey, isn't that. . . ?: Joaquin and Julian Castro

    Seen around town: The Castro twins cheering the San Antonio Spurs at a D.C. sports bar.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington Post


  1. "The image of having the members of one branch of government standing up, literally surrounding the Supreme Court, cheering and hollering while the court - according to the requirements of protocol - has to sit there expressionless, I think is very...
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: John Roberts Source: USA Today

  2. "It's an advantage if you play well," said North Carolina coach Roy Williams of playing near home. "Just because the crowd's cheering for you, I've never had a crowd win a game. I know it sounds wacko."
    on Mar 16, 2008 By: Roy Williams Source: USA Today

  3. "I think it'll be 99 percent for Murray," Querrey said, "and, like, my mom and dad and sister cheering for me."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Sam Querrey Source: The Associated Press

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