Definition of Plaudits

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

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



Definition of Plaudits

1. Noun. (context: often used in plural) (plural of plaudit) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plaudits

1. plaudit [n] - See also: plaudit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plaudits

platyrrhinian
platyrrhinic
platyrrhiny
platys
platysma
platysmas
platysmata
platyspondylia
platystencephaly
plaud
plauded
plauding
plaudit
plaudite
plauditory
plaudits (current term)
plauds
plausibilities
plausibility
plausible
plausible deniability
plausibleness
plausiblenesses
plausibly
plausive
plaw
play'd
play-actor
play-box

Literary usage of Plaudits

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

1. John Drew by Edward Augustus Dithmar (1900)
"This splendid welcome accorded to me by you — kind friends rather than spectators or auditors, who have with your plaudits and consideration encouraged me ..."

2. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"... and without one word of ribaldry; and the house, by its frequent plaudits, did show their sufficient approbation. So home; with much ado in an hour ..."

3. A Collection of Farces and Other Afterpieces: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald (1815)
"Your plaudits to me are a treasure, Your -miles are a dower for a lady; O joy to you all ... plaudits ..."

4. Memoir of Mrs. Ann H. Judson, Late Missionary to Burmah: Including a History by James Davis Knowles (1829)
"... nil a me alienum puto," were received with loud plaudits by the audience. ... plaudits ..."

5. Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One by Richard Miller Devens (1876)
"Grand Closing Scene in the British Capital- Vast and Excited Assembly.—He Carries the House by Storm.—plaudits and Congratulations. ..."

6. John Drew by Edward Augustus Dithmar (1900)
"This splendid welcome accorded to me by you — kind friends rather than spectators or auditors, who have with your plaudits and consideration encouraged me ..."

7. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"... and without one word of ribaldry; and the house, by its frequent plaudits, did show their sufficient approbation. So home; with much ado in an hour ..."

8. A Collection of Farces and Other Afterpieces: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald (1815)
"Your plaudits to me are a treasure, Your -miles are a dower for a lady; O joy to you all ... plaudits ..."

9. Memoir of Mrs. Ann H. Judson, Late Missionary to Burmah: Including a History by James Davis Knowles (1829)
"... nil a me alienum puto," were received with loud plaudits by the audience. ... plaudits ..."

10. Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One by Richard Miller Devens (1876)
"Grand Closing Scene in the British Capital- Vast and Excited Assembly.—He Carries the House by Storm.—plaudits and Congratulations. ..."

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