plaudit


plau·dit

noun \ˈpl-dət\

Definition of PLAUDIT

1
:  an act or round of applause
2
:  enthusiastic approval —usually used in plural <received the plaudits of the critics>

Examples of PLAUDIT

  1. <the proud parents bragged that their daughter had received many plaudits for her academic achievements>

Origin of PLAUDIT

Latin plaudite applaud, plural imperative of plaudere to applaud
First Known Use: 1606

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