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

Grease via Paramount Pictures

Cheerleader quiz? Bring it on!

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

2 of 25Pick your answer!

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

3 of 25Pick your answer!

"Bloomers"
Cheer stances
Opaque underwear
Microphones

4 of 25Pick your answer!

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

5 of 25Pick your answer!

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

6 of 25Pick your answer!

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

7 of 25Pick your answer!

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

8 of 25Pick your answer!

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

9 of 25Pick your answer!

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

10 of 25Pick your answer!

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

11 of 25Pick your answer!

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

12 of 25Pick your answer!

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

13 of 25Pick your answer!

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

14 of 25Pick your answer!

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

15 of 25Pick your answer!

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

16 of 25Pick your answer!

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

17 of 25Pick your answer!

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

18 of 25Pick your answer!

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

19 of 25Pick your answer!

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

20 of 25Pick your answer!

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

21 of 25Pick your answer!

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

22 of 25Pick your answer!

"Cheer Capital of the USA"
Nevada
Minnesota
Texas

23 of 25Pick your answer!

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

24 of 25Pick your answer!

"Straddle Jump"
Pike
Herkie
Toe touch

25 of 25Pick your answer!

"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
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

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