1 disposition, frame of mind, spirit:
They were of good cheer, considering their predicament.
2 cheerfulness, gladness, mirth, joy, gaiety, blitheness, happiness, buoyancy, light-heartedness, merrymaking:
There wasn't much cheer at the pub when we learnt of what had befallen poor Grover.
3 comfort, solace, encouragement, consolation:
She brought in a little breath of cheer from the outside world.
4 shout, cry, hurrah, rah, huzzah, hurray or hooray:
Three cheers for Penelope!
5 comfort, console, solace, encourage, inspirit, warm, Colloq buck up:
Your friendly note cheered me considerably.
6 gladden, enliven, cheer up, hearten, buoy up, brighten, elate, brighten, uplift, lift up:
Let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth.
7 applaud, shout, hurrah, clap, yell; Colloq Brit and Australian and New Zealand barrack for:
The crowd cheered for five minutes when Mr Flews stood to speak.