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plaudit

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noun plau·dit \ˈplȯ-dət\

Definition of plaudit

  1. 1 :  an act or round of applause

  2. 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

Rhymes with plaudit



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