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Meaning of PLAUDIT

Pronunciation:  'plodit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"
 

PLAUDIT is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: acclaim, acclamation, eclat, plaudits
 
 See Also: approval, commendation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Plau"dit\, n. [From L. plaudite do ye praise (which was
said by players at the end of a performance), 2d pers. pl.
imperative of plaudere. Cf. {Plausible}.]
A mark or expression of applause; praise bestowed.

      Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng.
                                               --Longfellow.

Syn: Acclamation; applause; encomium; commendation;
     approbation; approval.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acclaim, acclamation, applause, big hand, burst of applause, cheer, clap, clapping, clapping of hands, eclat, encore, hand, handclap, handclapping, ovation, popularity, round of applause, thunder of applause
 

 

 

 

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