Translation of cheer in Spanish:


ovación, n.

Pronunciation /tʃɪr/ /tʃɪə/

See Spanish definition of ovación


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    • 1.1(of encouragement, approval)

      ovación feminine
      aclamación feminine
      • 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.
      • His words were drowned out by claps and cheers from the audience of scientists, engineers and guests.
      • When he took the chair for the last time as leader he was greeted by tremendous cheers and a chorus of ‘For He's a Jolly Good Fellow’.
      • There were a few hoots and cheers from the audience again.
      • At the presentation ceremony in the school hall, all the pupils came together to give the dinner ladies three tremendous cheers.
      • Everyone ought to lead a parade once in their life, just to experience the curious sensation of marching down the middle of the street to cheers and hurrahs.
      • There were great cheers and shouts from the children.
      • That line did not arouse raucous cheers or a standing ovation.
      • The screams of agony were lost among the cheers and shouts of joy at his appearance, as his handlers kept him moving quickly from person to person.
      • A theatre full of modern-day hyperactive children still laughs and cheers at all the right places.
      • The congregation claps and cheers and then goes home and bad-talks the pastor over Sunday lunch.
      • He wore their red and white colours with pride, enjoyed their success with shouts and cheers.
      • The sound of cheers and shouts echoed throughout the whole gym.
      • The field and stands erupted into cheers and celebratory shouts.
      • He looked into the crowd, first to the left then the right, all the while letting his people idolize him with cheers and yells.
      • When they finally got out of the stadium, they could see a huge valley of people screaming cheers of encouragement and delight at them.
      • The cheers and shouting grew louder as she approached town.
      • There were a few shouts and some cheers as people raised their hands, glasses or anything they happened to be holding.

    • 1.2US (cheerleaders' routine)

      hurra masculine

  • 2 informal cheers plural

    • 2.1(drinking toast)

      here's to you, cheers! ¡a tu salud!

    • 2.2(goodbye)

      chao mainly Latin America informal
      chau mainly Latin America informal

    • 2.3British (thanks)


  • 3 literary

    alegría feminine
    animación feminine
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • The volunteers' main aim is to make strangers feel at home, loved and appreciated by spreading cheer and elation all around.
    • These filled shoe boxes are Christmas presents that we hope will bring some cheer to these children on Christmas morning.
    • For our own culture, steeped as it is in the relentless pursuit of personal pleasure and endless cheer, that message is worth heeding.
    • Yes, I was trying to bring a little joy and cheer into the world.
    • A Gemini person brings good cheer and happiness in your life.
    • It was an evening of rejoicing and good cheer at the annual switching on of the Foxford Christmas Lights.
    • The weekend includes a disco, and should be lots of fun as a whole, with lots of high spirits and good cheer!
    • It is at once an outlet for our feelings and a source of cheer and hope.
    • But I do hope they bring some cheer for this season and beyond.
    • Special events held at the school are real treats for the kids, bringing joy and cheer into their lives.
    • She would say and do things at random, and it was always said or done with her usual cheer and joy.
    • He wondered where the joy and cheer of the day had gone.
    • This is not a column of Christmas cheer, but it hopes to tap Christmas charity.
    • Thousands of visitors poured into York over the Golden Jubilee Bank Holiday - bringing cheer to businesses coping with gloomy figures.
    • Upon returning, we learn that holidays are not always filled with fun and good cheer.
    • It brings good cheer and some rays of hope to the darkest days of winter.
    • It pops like-minded scribes into committees and they help to spread saffron cheer by selecting others like themselves, or doing what is expected of them.

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(shout in approval)

      • 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.
      • The singer reportedly broke down and wept onstage, even as her Chinese supporters cheered her on and called out to her not to cry.
      • The sides were neck and neck for most of the time as the supporters cheered them on.
      • It is hoped that lots of supporters will come to cheer us along.
      • On the final day many students from various schools came to support and cheer their teams, hoping to see their school win the competition.
      • Supporters would cheer their side on because they knew them, and would most likely have a drink with them after the game.
      • He cheered his friend on to victory from the VIP balcony.
      • It makes you feel macho and strong to be able to beat up people and vent out your frustrations on these folks while your friends cheer you on.
      • But with the ball at his feet, and the Celtic support cheering him on, the tricks come naturally.
      • The Sarsfields however will be hoping to meet the challenge head on and they will be looking for a big support to cheer them on for what is undoubtedly their biggest game of the year.
      • We were spotted immediately and a welcoming committee of children cheered our arrival.
      • They will be hoping to have a full strength squad to choose from and hopefully a big crowd will turn out to lend their support and cheer the Sarsfields on to what we hope will be a victory.
      • York education bosses were today cheering the news that they have won more than £1 million for new school buildings.
      • So should environmentalists be cheering the news that Hollywood has finally managed a green epic?
      • GWU students cheered the news of the Napster plan but expressed some scepticism.
      • We should cheer the good news, of course, but the downgrading of offshoring as a national issue is a big mistake.
      • Investors appeared to cheer the news and the fall of the last few days started to turn around.
      • Unlike some of my fellow Wales supporters, I was cheering England on.
      • 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.
      • Men and women go head to head, spitting out lyrics against each other with the crowd cheering for the cleverest ones.
      • The crowd reacted by cheering and breaking out in loud bouts of laughter.
      • The troop was pumped, the music was blaring, and the crowd was cheering.
      • At one point the crowd was cheering between set changes, something I've never even seen in my life.
      • But the crowd never stopped cheering and the day was a wonderful antidote to all that had gone before.
      • In response, the crowd cheered and at times even hooted its approval.
      • It was too easy, but the crowd cheered, so I came away feeling as if I had provided a little entertainment to start their morning.
      • After a collective gasp, the crowd cheered ecstatically.
      • Wearing suits, they held hands and carried flowers as the crowd cheered.
      • On reaching the one million euro mark the crowd cheered loudly.
      • They lowered the window pane of their car as they left the hospital after the birth, and cheered at the gathered crowd.
      • The crowd cheered as he proved just why he has won so many dance competitions.
      • All the balloons were released as the crowd cheered and watched them disappear.
      • A great crowd turned up to cheer on the band of swimmers who took to the icy waters of the Shannon.
      • The races caused great excitement with the crowds cheering and hooting for their favourite teams.
      • I looked at the crowd and everyone was cheering for us.
      • The crowd started cheering as the DJ introduced their school's homecoming court.

    • 1.2(encourage)

      (team/runner) animar
      (team/runner) alentar
      • 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.
      • They are used to having people supporting them, cheering them and obeying orders.
      • I've gone to the keyboard in times of celebration and mourning and never has the instrument failed to comfort or cheer me.
      • So it cheers me greatly to read about people like this bloke who kept on writing even though the rejections could wallpaper his office five times over.
      • This is cheering news for anyone who has ever found their heart-rate going haywire in the company of a handsome nurse or beautiful doctor.
      • I returned home to cheering news from Kingster, who had kindly e-mailed to let me know just how limited my life expectancy is.
      • The fact that the city still has 600 parks, at least going by the records, is cheering news.
      • Here are two fast breaking news stories to cheer the heart.
      • The news will cheer John who has been spearheading a battle to spare residents the misery of the new wave of firework events all year round.
      • This thought cheers Sancho greatly and he asks Don Quijote how much he's willing to pay for each lash.
      • She was disappointed about that, but she did find an aloe plant, which cheered her greatly.
      • He tries to cheer him with news of the sheep dogs he has bought for their new occupation.
      • The sun is up and bright; that ought to cheer my little friend up a tad.
      • His sunny disposition doubtless cheered Americans up, but the key factor in his success was the end of the oil crisis.

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    (gladden, comfort)

intransitive verb

  • 1

    gritar entusiasmadamente