noun ·clame \rā-ˈkläm\

Definition of RÉCLAME

:  a gift for dramatization or publicity :  showmanship
:  public acclaim <the play won critical réclame>

Examples of RÉCLAME

  1. <one of those rare films that are the recipient of both critical and popular réclame>
  2. <the great réclame that the novelist enjoyed in his lifetime soon faded after his death>

Origin of RÉCLAME

French, advertising, from réclamer to appeal, from Middle French reclamer
First Known Use: 1883


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