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
A fun song used to pump up the crowd
2 bases holding a different foot of the flyer

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

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"Bloomers"
Microphones
Cheer stances
Opaque underwear

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

22 of 25Pick your answer!

"Cheer Capital of the USA"
Nevada
Minnesota
Texas

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

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"Straddle Jump"
Pike
Herkie
Toe touch

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