Definition of Claquers
1. claquer [n] - See also: claquer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Claquers
Literary usage of Claquers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Music: Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and Literature of Music (1895)
"But some of the choruses were sadly marred, and many of the solos were almost ruined by the diabolical claquers. In several instances the last three or four ..."
2. Curiosities of Music: A Collection of Facts Not Generally Known, Regarding by Louis Charles Elson (1880)
"Yet the applause did not always fall in the right place, and to obviate this difficulty, the emperor formed a corps of claquers or professional applauders, ..."
3. Two Campaigns: Madagascar and Ashantee by Bennet Burleigh (1896)
"... pronounced " ye-ah," " ye-ah " in the House of Commons' best manner, and having much the same meaning. Stirred somewhat by his henchmen and claquers, ..."