Definition of Applause

1. Noun. A demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together.

Exact synonyms: Clapping, Hand Clapping
Generic synonyms: Approval, Commendation
Group relationships: Ovation, Standing Ovation
Specialized synonyms: Hand, Handclap, Round
Derivative terms: Clap, Clap



Definition of Applause

1. n. The act of applauding; approbation and praise publicly expressed by clapping the hands, stamping or tapping with the feet, acclamation, huzzas, or other means; marked commendation.

Definition of Applause

1. Noun. The act of applauding; approbation and praise publicly expressed by the clapping of hands, stamping or tapping of the feet, acclamation, huzzas, or other means; marked commendation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Applause

1. the sound made by persons applauding [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Applause

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applause (current term)
applauseless
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Literary usage of Applause

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"(Loud cheers and applause, which lasted several minutes. ) II« has just come from the smoke and flame of the fiery furnace, kindled by a band of faithless ..."

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