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- (Received Pronunciation): IPA(key): /tʃɪəz/, /tʃɪːz/
- (General American): enPR: chĭrz, IPA(key): /t͡ʃɪɹz/
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- Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)z
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cheer
- plural of
- A common toast used when drinking in company.
- (chiefly Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, informal) goodbye, especially as a sign-off in an email or after writing a comment.
- (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland, informal) thank you
- (toast): bottoms up, skoal, chin chin, down the hatch, here’s mud in your eye
- (informal: goodbye): bye, catch you later, cheerio (UK), laters (slang), see you, see you later, see you after (Scottish), see you later alligator, so long, ta-ta (British)
- (informal: thank you): ta (UK, CA, AUS, NZL), thanks; see also Thesaurus:thank you
toast when drinking
informal: thank you