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cheerleader

noun
     
Related topics: Sport
cheer‧lead‧er [countable]
1DS a member of a team of young women who encourage a crowd to cheer at a US sports game by shouting special words and dancing:
She was a popular cheerleader at the University of Texas.
2 someone who encourages other people to do something:
She was our cheerleader, teacher, and friend.

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