Bronx cheer


Examples of Bronx cheer in a Sentence

a baseball legend who seems never to have forgotten the Bronx cheer he once received from the hometown ingrates
Recent Examples on the Web Straw getting an earful of the Bronx cheer needs no explanation. Paul Hoynes, cleveland, 19 Oct. 2022 Two free throws by Durham finally stopped the 19-0 surge spanning halftime and drew a Bronx cheer from the Providence-heavy crowd. Mike Fitzpatrick, ajc, 12 Mar. 2022 The nav and sound system got a Bronx cheer. Josh Max, Forbes, 24 Sep. 2021 That produced your team’s first first down of the game with 27 seconds left before halftime, eliciting a Bronx cheer. Dan Wiederer,, 19 Aug. 2021

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Word History


Bronx, borough of New York City

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bronx cheer was in 1924

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“Bronx cheer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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