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8.
(Used primarily in the UK) A word that has found it's way across the pond for pretentious hipsters and smarmy, haughty, douche-bags alike to abuse in order to sound more cultured or otherwise interesting.
"Actually the Freemasons DO fall under the Zionist umbrella for a New World Order. If you were anything other than a self-important, overly-opinionated, under-educated 'sheeple', it would be painfully obivous. I weep for you. *Passes himself the kleenex*

-cheers
by The one and lonely. November 22, 2009
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9.
a stock-standard aussie term used for saying thanks and appreciating some-one else's gesture.

it can also be used if something good is about to happen or has happened.
barmen: 'here's ya beer'
customer: 'cheers'

or

(a big wave is rolling in)
'cheers.. this one's gonna be a ripper'
by Maca101 April 01, 2008
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10.
To applaud a sport team or performer/group of performers. Usually involves squealing loudly and whistling.
I cheered when Metallica finished 'St. Anger'.
by Rohan January 25, 2004
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11.
An alcoholic beverage that

makes one happy. An alcoholic drink that

makes you cheerful.

=
Cheer and fresh = rum and coke

I'm going to have some fresh
"You wuss, have some cheer instead"
by Eugene and Zhina March 02, 2008
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12.
someone gives you something and u say cheers
*gives a something* you say cheers
by secr.et July 13, 2009
7 10
 
13.
In addition to being a phrase commonly used in the U.K. and Australia for greetings and at tea, also can be used to fill awkward silences and to verify that the speaker is awesome.
Friend 1: ...
Friend 2: ...
Friend 1: Cheers!
Friend 2: Hey, you're awesome!
by mairaed_13 January 30, 2011
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14.
A word that is used by people who are (apperiantly) too cool to simply say "thanks", "thank you", or any other means of expression of gratitude that leaves them sounding like anything other than a contrived tool.
Thing 1. "Here you go man, here are the links you asked for"

Thing 2. "Oh thanks man! Cheers!"

Thing 1. No problem, it was my ple......wait a minute did you just say "Thanks" and "Cheers"? First of all you don't say 'cheers' if you already said 'thanks'. And second of all why the hell are you using the word 'cheers'? You were raised in Arkansas. (Tool)
by Nigel Sonkwa April 16, 2010
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