Definition of Claqueur

1. n. One of the claque employed to applaud at a theater.



Definition of Claqueur

1. a member of a claque [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Claqueur

clapperclaws
clapperless
clappers
clapping
clappingly
clappings
claps
clapshot
clapt
claptrap
claptraps
claque
claquer
claquers
claques
claqueur (current term)
claqueurs
clarabella
clarabellas
clarain
clarains
claraite
claree
clarence
clarences
claret
claret cup
clareted
clareting
clarets

Literary usage of Claqueur

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1. The Mimic World and Public Exhibitions: Their History, Their Morals, and Effects by Olive Logan (1871)
"The claqueur Nuisance.—Putting Down an Honest Hiss. — The Bouquet Nuisance. — Curious Swindlers. — The Encore Nuisance. — Coming Before the Curtain. ..."

2. Tricolored Sketches in Paris: During the Years 1851-2-3 by Frank Boott Goodrich (1855)
"It is the son of the claqueur so interred that has just departed this life. He had lance St. Ernest, Chilly, and Arnal, all of whom are living and popular ..."

3. Sketches of Paris and the Parisians by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1856)
"It is the son of- the claqueur so interred that has just departed this life. ... The claqueur may probably be permitted to imagine that it is he ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1839)
"But we are forgetting the extract : 1 Under the designation of * claqueur,1 you are not merely to suppose that nn individua) in meant, whoso whole power ..."

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