Cheerleader Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do YOU Know?

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How well do you know the various terms, slang, stunts, moves, and lingo used in cheerleading? Test your knowledge of cheerleading now!

 Oct 02, 2018

1 of 25Pick your answer!

"Elevator"
A practice routine with lots of squats
2 bases holding a different foot of the flyer
A fun song used to pump up the crowd

2 of 25Pick your answer!

"Facials"
Kicks in the face
Skin treatment
Smiles and expressions cheerleaders do

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"Bloomers"
Cheer stances
Opaque underwear
Microphones

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"Banana"
To slip and fall during a performance
A cheer move where you arch back and reach upwards
A funny chant

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"Table Top"
A shimmy
Another word for a pyramid
A jump

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"Tick-Tock"
When someone forgets their move
A tumble
When a flier switches feet in a stunt

7 of 25Pick your answer!

"High V"
Feet apart, hands on knees
A cartwheel
Feet together, hands forming 45 degree angle above head

8 of 25Pick your answer!

"4 P's in Motion"
Posture, Placement, Precision, and Puzzle
Posture, Placement, Precision, and Perfection
Posture, Placement, Precision, and Pizazz

9 of 25Pick your answer!

"Starting Position"
Arms in front of chest, feet together
Feet shoulder width apart, hands on hip or behind the back
Feet shoulder length apart, bend forward at the hip

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"Power Jump"
No swinging of the arms in preparation for the jump
A backflip
A run, jump, and tumble

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"Lawrence Herkimer"
Founder of the National Cheerleaders Association
Founder of Americheer
Founder of the Universal Cheerleaders Association

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"Double Hook"
A jump with legs in the cheer sit position
A cartwheel
A front handspring

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"Motions"
Any movement made with your face
Any movement made with your arms
Any movement made with your feet

14 of 25Pick your answer!

"Chant"
A type of jump
A short cheer that is often repeated
A cheer song

15 of 25Pick your answer!

"Spirit Stick"
Award given to the squad with the most enthusiasm
Award given to the squad with the most money
Award given to the squad with the most attractiveness

16 of 25Pick your answer!

"COA"
Cheerleaders of Around the World
Cheerleaders of America
Cheer Officers of America

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"Shell"
The bottom of the cheer uniform
The top of the cheer uniform
The bows worn in a ponytail

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"Full Down"
Cheerleader does a repetitive chant
Spotter lets a cheerleader fall and get hurt
Flyer does a twist when she is cradled down

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"Herkie"
A cartwheel
Jump that extends one leg and tucks the other behind
A toe-touch

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"Spankies"
The top of the cheer uniform
The item of clothing worn under the skirts
The bows worn in a ponytail

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"Basket Toss"
Flyer does a twist when she is cradled down
Bases interlock their hands for the flyer to jump on
Jump that extends one leg and tucks the other behind

22 of 25Pick your answer!

"Cheer Capital of the USA"
Texas
Nevada
Minnesota

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"Spotter"
The coach sitting on the sidelines
The cheerleader who stands in front of the flyer
The girl who is tossed into the air

24 of 25Pick your answer!

"Straddle Jump"
Toe touch
Herkie
Pike

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"Backtuck"
A back-flip with no hands and body kept tucked into a ball
Bases interlock their hands for the flyer to jump on
Any movement made with your arms
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