1
used as a toast
2
a
used to express thanks
b
used to bid another farewell

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of cheers was in 1930

Dictionary Entries Near cheers

Cite this Entry

“Cheers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cheers. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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