Textual thesaurus for "cheer"

(noun) sunniness, sunshine, cheerfulness

the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom

flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room

(verb) inspire, pep up, urge, urge on, barrack, exhort, root on

spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

(verb) cheer up, chirk up

become cheerful

(verb) cheer up, jolly along, jolly up

cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful

She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee

(verb) embolden, hearten, recreate

give encouragement to