Sheerio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of Sheeran +‎ cheerio.

Noun[edit]

Sheerio (plural Sheerios)

  1. (slang) A fan of English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.
    • 2013 November 8, Kady Kohankie, “British Takeover”, in The Marquee[1], volume 28, number 2, Flower Mound, Texas: Marcus High School, page 14:
      With his trademark red hair and award winning songs, Sheeran has invaded the lives of Sheerios across America.
    • 2014 July 10, Danny Schrafel, “‘Sheerios’ Conquer Huntington”, in Half Hollow Hills Newspaper[2], volume 16, number 22, page A2:
      Hordes of “Sheerios” descended on Huntington village Saturday night after star Ed Sheeran announced he would play a surprise concert at The Paramount that evening.
    • 2015, Troy Sherman; Jael Goldfine, “57th Grammy Awards”, in The Cornell Daily Sun[3], volume 131, number 86, Cornell University, page 8:
      Ed Sheeran: Ever since I saw Mr. Sheeran do about as much justice to Nina Simone's “Be My Husband” as a white, orange-headed English man-boy possibly could, I've been a bit of a closet Sheerio.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:Sheerio.

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