to act as a cheerleader (for)
Origin of cheerleadback-formation ; from cheerleader
intransitive verbcheer·led , cheer·lead·ing, cheer·leads
- To lead organized cheering, as at sports events.
- To express or promote automatic or servile praise: We want someone not just to cheerlead but to help us revamp our organization.
Origin of cheerleadBack-formation from cheerleader.
(third-person singular simple present cheerleads, present participle cheerleading, simple past and past participle cheerled or cheerleaded)
- To participate in cheerleading