Definition of Plaudit

1. Noun. Enthusiastic approval. "They gave him more eclat than he really deserved"

Exact synonyms: Acclaim, Acclamation, Eclat, Plaudits
Generic synonyms: Approval, Commendation
Derivative terms: Acclaim, Acclaim, Acclaim



Definition of Plaudit

1. n. A mark or expression of applause; praise bestowed.

Definition of Plaudit

1. Noun. (context: often used in plural) A mark or expression of applause; praise bestowed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plaudit

1. an expression of praise [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plaudit

platyrhinian
platyrrhine
platyrrhines
platyrrhinian
platyrrhinic
platyrrhiny
platys
platysma
platysmas
platysmata
platyspondylia
platystencephaly
plaud
plauded
plauding
plaudit (current term)
plaudite
plauditory
plaudits
plauds
plausibilities
plausibility
plausible
plausible deniability
plausibleness
plausiblenesses
plausibly
plausive
plaw

Literary usage of Plaudit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"(L.) The form plaudit is due to misreading the Lat. plaudite as if it were an E. word, ... Not only the last plaudit to expect;' Denham, Of Old Age, pt. iv. ..."

2. An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean by William Mariner, John Martin (1818)
"At the " same time, some old men who seemed to sit " as judges, gave their-plaudit in a few words; " and the multitude, especially those on the side ** to ..."

3. Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle (1868)
"... the " well done " from the lips of Christ; and this plaudit has been heard by our departed brother, who has entered for ever into the joy of his Lord. ..."

4. Selections of Editorial Miscellanies and Letters by Willard McKinstry, Fredonia Censor (1894)
"They have heard the welcome plaudit, "Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me." They occupied the highest ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"(L.) The form plaudit is due to misreading the Lat. plaudite as if it were an E. word, ... Not only the last plaudit to expect;' Denham, Of Old Age, pt. iv. ..."

6. An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean by William Mariner, John Martin (1818)
"At the " same time, some old men who seemed to sit " as judges, gave their-plaudit in a few words; " and the multitude, especially those on the side ** to ..."

7. Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle (1868)
"... the " well done " from the lips of Christ; and this plaudit has been heard by our departed brother, who has entered for ever into the joy of his Lord. ..."

8. Selections of Editorial Miscellanies and Letters by Willard McKinstry, Fredonia Censor (1894)
"They have heard the welcome plaudit, "Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me." They occupied the highest ..."

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