One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A person who or thing which brings gladness, comfort, or solace.
2A person who shouts cheers of encouragement or acclamation.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Matthew Parker (1504–1575), archbishop of Canterbury and patron of scholarship. From cheer + -er.
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