cheerio cheerio  /ˈtʃɪ ri oʊ/


  • (n) a farewell remark


  1. Seventeen minutes later she uphauled the line, waved cheerio and cocked around for home.
  2. They might also have talked of the Brain Trust, which Hearst papers once called ''infatuates, dogmatists, cheerio pundits.


  1. Ina Hughs: Bigots don't have love of God in hearts

    I was born the same year as America’s most popular breakfast cereal, Cheerios. Only back then it was called Cheerioats and I was called Mackie, my childhood name, which is now what my grandchildren call me.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Knoxville News Sentinel

  2. Human intervention is key to battling invasive plants like garlic mustard (video)

    HAMDEN — The clear whistles of an American robin — cheerio! cheerio! — entertained bird enthusiasts recently at East Rock Park.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Middletown Press


  1. She added: "Crikey! I'm making it sound hellish, aren't I? It's not. I did 15 years there. But if Christine is planning on tucking into her early-morning Cheerios for several years to come, she's going to have to get used to saying cheerio to the...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Fiona Phillips Source: In2town

  2. Pulis told the Stoke Sentinel: "It's his last game on Saturday but we are hoping it's cheerio rather than goodbye because we will do everything possible to make sure we see him back at the Britannia. I'd love Griff on a permanent basis because I've...
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Tony Pulis Source: Clubcall

  3. "It was very emotional saying cheerio," Tennant said after a screening of latest adventure The Waters of Mars, to be shown on BBC One on 15 November. "There's lots of scenes in the final episode that are very sad, and were very sad to play."
    on Oct 30, 2009 By: David Tennant Source: BBC News

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