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Meaning of ENCORE

Pronunciation:  'ângkowr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand
  2. [v]  request an encore, from a performer

ENCORE is a 6 letter word that starts with E.


 See Also: bespeak, call for, performance, quest, request



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \En`core"\, adv. or interj. [F. The last part of the word
    is fr. L. hora hour. See {Hour}.]
    Once more; again; -- used by the auditors and spectators of
    plays, concerts, and other entertainments, to call for a
    repetition of a particular part.
  2. \En`core"\, n.
    A call or demand (as, by continued applause) for a
    repetition; as, the encores were numerous.
  3. \En`core"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encored}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Encoring}.]
    To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a
    song or a singer.
          [Rebecca] insisted upon encoring one of the duets.
Thesaurus Terms
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