Cheerio



[cheer-ee-oh, cheer-ee-oh] /ˈtʃɪər iˌoʊ, ˌtʃɪər iˈoʊ/ Chiefly British

interjection
1.
goodbye; goodbye and good luck.
2.
(used as a toast to one’s drinking companions.)
noun, plural cheerios.
3.
a goodbye or farewell.
4.
a toast of “cheerio!”.
/ˌtʃɪərɪˈəʊ/
sentence substitute (informal, mainly Brit)
1.
a farewell greeting
2.
a drinking toast
noun
3.
(NZ) a type of small sausage

upbeat parting exclamation, British, 1910, from cheer.

interjection

Good-bye •Used as a conscious amusing Briticism: Cheerio, pip-pip, and all that! (1910+)

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