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Simply a person that is either on a competitive cheer team or represents their school's cheerleading squad.
can be of any race or origin or any size.
although it is rare to see an obese cheerleader because dancing combined with gymnastics and stunting usually will help any person get in shape.

the typical "preppy ditzy slutty girl" label doesn't apply. i know plenty of girls that cheer and get great grades, dress different from abercrombie&fitch and all the other labels, and don't live to please guys in innapropriate matters.
I am a cheerleader on a competitive team at a local gym, but I do not cheer for my school.
by jbabyy293 July 10, 2008
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Unfairly stereotyped person, usually a female, who participates in an intense and under credited sport. They dont actually like cheering games at all.

Usually falsely stereotyped as a blonde unintelligent slut

These girls have to actually maintain a usual average of 70% in school in order to be on the team, proving the "dumb" label incorrect.

Cheerleading is one of the most dangerous women's sports and deaths do and can occur.

It is a very competitive sport and their team works all year in order to go to a competition (usually nationals) and preform.

Cheerleading includes tumbling(gymnatsics) stunts, pyramids dancing and cheers, so cheerleaders have to be talented and physically fit.

Most cheerleaders are not "popular snobby whores" I happen to know several girls on my school team who aren't very well known, of course none are gothic but alot of the team consists of average and very dedicated girls.

Cheerleading at my school does not mean popularity in anyway. If you want to be popular you have to be nice, and people have to like you.

There are good and bad girls on every sports team but for some reasons cheerleaders get called out if they aren't nice ALL the time. not everyone gets along with everyone.

I am a cheerleader and do not appreciate negative the negative stereotypes.

Of course, maybe its different everywhere you live, the girls on the cheer team you know may very well be blonde bitches, but the ones I know are nothing like that.
Examples of cheerleading/cheerleader teams to look up on yt:

HPU - hawaii pacific university cheerleading
Top gun
Cheer extreme
by cougarswcss July 03, 2011
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someone who wears a uniform, which is usually skirt and top, and cheer for thier schools team at games. sometimes go to competitions against other squads.
See that girl with the pom-poms? Shes a cheerleader.
by PreppyGirl October 30, 2003
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A Cheerleader is most commonly thought of as a brainless blonde bimbo who flirts with everyone etc.
And that may be true of some people, but it is sterotyping.
Some people think that cheerleaders must be white but this is also not true.
Cheerleading to many people is a sport, just as gymnastics and other aesthetically-pleasing sports are (e.g. ballet, dance).
Other people may also think that cheerleading is limited to America. It is not. Most schools in the UK for example do not have a Cheerleading Squad, but there will be opportunities to do this as a Sport in the Local Leisure Centre.
Other things to note: Cheerleaders aren't always blonde. That is the sterotype. They are not always preppy though I doubt that anywhere would have a punk Cheerleading Squad...
Cheerleading is often used in Media. It has featured in:
The Princess Diaries Movie (in a pretty negative form)
Bring It On (in a pretty positive form)
The Princess Diaries Book (in a pretty negative form to begin with, then more neutral)
The video for Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit.
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Other reasons for negative impacts on Cheerleading: They can make enemies easily. You cannot live without someone hating you, for some reason. These cheerleaders who make enemies then became the sterotype.
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Other reasons for positive impacts on Cheerleading: Popularity. It is a sad sad thing to realise, but many high schoolers in todays world care about nothing more than to be popular, although that is obviously not true for all.
I have found that Popularity is based on two things: Sports and Boyfriends.

To get popular quick, girls subconciously realise these two things. The best sport possible for them is probably Cheerleading. It probably gets you a lot more attention and popularity than joining the Female Soccer Team.
Then after they get onto the Cheerleading Team, they get boyfriends. And then ... BAM! They are popular.
But this doesn't always work. The girls who don't make the Cheerleading Team can become so obssessed in being popular, and when they finally realise it was pointless, they can take the blame out on the Cheerleading Team, instead of realising that they should be taking the blame out on themselves.
I am not saying that all Cheerleaders are wonderful people. Popularity can make people very self-centred and unfair. Therefore Popularity links in with being a Cheerleader many many times.
In conclusion, it is unfair to say that cheerleaders are all evil sluts, but also unfair to say that they are all wonderful clever people who like doing Sport.
Just in the same way that it is unfair to call Punks evil, depressing people or to say that they are the real people who know exactly what is best.
Labels are a way of expression, but have lead to stereotypes everywhere. This makes high school a lot harder for everyone, but there isn't much you can do about that.
In my final conclusion, Cheerleaders are practically another label, however they do extra-sports activities after school and are hated by many.
Evil Cheerleader:
Lily = the evil cheerleader
jessica = girl 1
amy - girl 2

Jessica *crying*
AMY: Jessie! What's wrong?
Jessica: I saw Lily kissing my boyfriend behind the school after cheerleading practice. She's horrible, I can't stand her.

Good Cheerleader:
Diana = good cheerleader
jessia = girl 1
amy = girl 2

Diana: Hey guys. How was Games?
Jessica: It was okay. How about Cheerleading Practice? I heard someone fell over.
Diana: It was Mary. But she's ok, it was only a little graze.
Amy: What about the competition you guys are practicing for?
Diana: She'll be fine for it, but I made her rest for a couple of days. If she came back straight away she'd do herself some more injury, and we want her to be okay.
by Lunar-Hexes April 09, 2006
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by Cory August 07, 2003
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First off let me state that I am not from the US. I heard about cheerleaders from a friend but didn't know what they were. I came to UrbanDict to check it out. Although some definitions are overly negative and stereotypical, by reading the overt positive definitions I found out why people hate cheerleaders so much. While the negative definitions state that cheerleaders are blonde slutty airheads, the positive ones all said something like:
"I am a cheerleader and I am reaaaaal smart honest and I got accepted into harvard and stuff like that. Also stop saying that cheerleading is not a sport cuz we can break our necks yup and we have to fling people into the air and do REALLY HARD THINGS like handsprings. You try doing that. We cheerleaders are always there for our team and you're just jealous because you're not a cheerleader and because you can't get laid by one. So HA you loser!"

When I read that I was like woooooooow how pathetic.
Although I do not agree with the rants, I feel like the cheerleaders posting definitions like these just make them look worse than on the rants. Through the pisitive posts, I have found out that cheerleaders are all of that shit
1. Cheerleading is NOT a sport. It is a HOBBY for loosers who live in some village in like Wyoming with a population under 5 million. in other words, the MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
2. These positive posts show that cheerleaders truly are stuck up.
3. I do not dream about getting laid by cheerleaders. Sorry!
4. You must learn that while bragging about something, you should not give examples of elementary skills such as handsprings. For fuck's sake! I practice both rythmic and Olympic gymnastics, and handsprings were something I learned early. Next time, my cheerleaders friends, plan you brags/lies out better, ok?
5. I have been practicing gymnastics for as long as I could remember, 6 times a week. It is an actual sport where you must have flexibility, strength and endurance. In return, I got killer biceps, strong legs and a full set of abdominals. Thank you very much.

And this is how I, a perfecly unbiased person, did some research for a few days and came to the conclusion that cheerleaders are generally stuck up and like to brag about the only thing in their poor excuse of a life, cheerleading. Which, by the way, is just a watered down and overrated version of gymnastics. Based on the posts here, many of these cheerleaders misspelled "stereotype" as "stereo-type". Saaaaad...

They give the US kind of a bad name, don't you think?

Also, if you would like to attempt a complaint, please email me at moxxgucci@yahoo.com

I love replying to stupid angry bastards
I think that after all I wrote, no example of "cheerleader" is needed.
But since UD demands one, here you go:
"Cheerleaders give themselves a hell of a bad image."

In case you were wondering, I'm from Rio, I'm a female, and yes, I am going to college.

Anyway, just got burned

Moxx
by MOXXISTHEMAIN August 06, 2009
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A slutty, snobby girl who is usually self-centered and typically a flunker at school. She makes a great fuck and can even give you free head if you are a football player.
#1 "That cheerleader Suzy is the best fuck I've had this year. She even polished my knob just a few minutes ago."
#2 "That dirty whore! And I just banged her two hours ago!"

Comment submitted with request to Delete: "that is so rude! there are three poeple on my cheer squad that are in the top 20 people in our class. One of them is sexond in our class! You're unbeliebale...same with you too...your probably just JEALOUS! get over urself!"
by jock June 20, 2003
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