éclat


éclat

noun \ā-ˈklä, ˈā-ˌ\

Definition of ÉCLAT

1
:  ostentatious display :  publicity
2
:  dazzling effect :  brilliance
3
a :  brilliant or conspicuous success
b :  praise, applause

Origin of ÉCLAT

French, splinter, burst, éclat
First Known Use: 1672

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