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Is cheer a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word cheer is a Scrabble US word. The word cheer is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

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Is cheer a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word cheer is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

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Valid words made from Cheer

You can make 24 words from 'cheer' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

5 letters words from 'cheer'

CHEER 10CHERE 10
REECH 10 

4 letters words from 'cheer'

CERE 6CHER 9
CREE 6ECHE 9
EECH 9HERE 7

3 letters words from 'cheer'

CEE 5CHE 8
ECH 8ERE 3
HER 6REC 5
REE 3REH 6

2 letters words from 'cheer'

CH 7EE 2
EH 5ER 2
HE 5RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of cheer

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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word cheer. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in cheer.

Definitions and meaning of cheer

cheer

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /t͡ʃɪə(ɹ)/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /t͡ʃɪɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)

Etymology 1

From Middle English chere, from Old French chere, from Old French chiere, from Late Latin cara.

Noun

cheer (countable and uncountable, plural cheers)

  1. (uncountable) A cheerful attitude; happiness; a good, happy, or positive mood. [from 14thc.]
  2. That which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness; provisions prepared for a feast; entertainment.
    • 1828, James Hogg, Mary Burnet
      "And am I to meet my Mary at Moffat? Come away, little, dear, welcome body, thou blessed of heaven, come away, and taste of an auld shepherd's best cheer, and I'll gang foot for foot with you to Moffat, and my auld wife shall gang foot for foot with us too. I tell you, little, blessed, and welcome crile, come along with me."
  3. A cry expressing joy, approval or support such as "hurrah". [from 18thc.]
  4. A chant made in support of a team at a sports event.
  5. (Canada, US) Cheerleading, especially when practiced as a competitive sport.
  6. (obsolete) One's facial expression or countenance. [13th-19thc.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.7:
      ‘thorough evill rest of this last night, / Or ill apayd or much dismayd ye be; / That by your change of cheare is easie for to see.’
  7. (archaic) One's attitude, mood. [from 14thc.]
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Mark VI:
      And anon he talked with them, and sayde unto them: be of good chere, it is I, be not afrayed.
Synonyms
  • See also Thesaurus:applause
Antonyms
  • boo
Derived terms
  • Bronx cheer
Translations

Verb

cheer (third-person singular simple present cheers, present participle cheering, simple past and past participle cheered)

  1. (transitive) To gladden; to make cheerful; often with up.
    We were cheered by the offer of a cup of tea.
  2. (transitive) To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.
    • The proud he tam'd, the penitent he cheer'd.
  3. (transitive, intransitive) To applaud or encourage with cheers or shouts.
    The crowd cheered in support of the athletes.
    The crowd cheered the athletes.
Antonyms
  • boo
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

Clipping of cheerleading.

Noun

cheer (uncountable)

  1. Cheerleading.
    • 1999, Jim Lord and Chris Calvert. Cheerleading: Where Does Your Gym Fit In?.
      ...[P]erspective [sic] gym cheer programs must address how to support a cheer program while maintaining appropriate and safe skill progressions.
    • 2000, Linda Villarosa. Cheerleading Changes, and Injuries Increase in The New York Times.
      Last year, more than 75,000 high school participants took part in cheerleading competitions, and the National Federation of State High School Associations says that "competitive cheer" is the fastest growing sport for girls.
    • 2018, Chad Thompson. Iowa Central cheer team is tops at national competition in The Messenger.
      The Iowa Central Community College cheer team has achieved something no other college in Iowa has before.

Anagrams

  • Erech, reech

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to applaud with shouts of approval.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)