Definition of Claquer
1. claqueur [n -S] - See also: claqueur
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Claquer
Literary usage of Claquer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionnaire anglais-franca̧is: et français-anglais by Abel Boyer, Nicholas Salmon (1821)
"... applaudir , claquer des mains. He will clap what bias on the proposition he him- set/pleases, ... To clap , v. п. claquer , faire Clapper ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"Fr. claquer, to clack, clap, clatter, crash, crack, creak—Cot. ; claquer les dents, ... a whip, a rattle ; Fr. claquer, to clap at a theatre. ..."
3. The Royal Phraseological English-French, French-English Dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1845)
"To smack the lips, faire claquer es lèvres. He smacked his it-hip, il fit claquer son ... To smack /he hands, claquer des mains. SMALL, a<!j. petit, e. ..."
4. Dictionary of English and French Idioms: Illustrating, by Phrases and by Jean Roemer (1853)
"To smack the lips, faire claquer claquer son fouet—He gives her a ... He is small for his a.ge, 11 est bien hands, claquer des mains. petit pour son âge. ..."