- become cheerful
cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee
How To Use cheer up In A Sentence
- Cheer up! The worst is over.
- Try and cheer up a bit; life isn't that bad!
- A whisky mac to cure a cold, a slab of parkin round the bonfire, a pocketful of gingernuts to cheer up a damp walk: all these things really ought to be available on the NHS from October to April. How to cook perfect ginger cake
- Cheer up dull-looking cabinets by painting them in a high gloss or eggshell finish.
- Cheer up the house by framing some, or getting them blown up on large canvases. Times, Sunday Times
- He gazes with glorious cheer upon the wretched middle class, and as our train rolls away we see him still gazing across the darkling cellars of the station with that untroubled gleam of condescension, his eyes seeming (as we look back at them) as large and white and unspeculative as billiard balls. Plum Pudding Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended & Seasoned
- Cheer up - these problems have a way of working out.
- Bright curtains can cheer up a dull room.
- What are you so gloomy about? Cheer up!
- Cheer up, Mandy - the insurance will cover most of the damage.