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

  • interjection Used as a toast or valediction. cross-reference: salutation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cheer.
  • noun Plural form of cheer.
  • interjection A common toast used when drinking in company.
  • interjection UK, informal goodbye
  • interjection UK, New Zealand, informal thank you


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  • said at anytime other than when clinking glasses

    July 4, 2007