Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To lead organized cheering, as at sports events.
  • intransitive verb To express or promote automatic or servile praise.

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  • verb To participate in cheerleading

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  • verb act as a cheerleader in a sports event

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from cheerleader.]

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