Definition of APPLAUSE

enthusiastic and usually public expression of approval <a design for a memorial for the victims of the attack that has received nothing but applause from officials, commentators, and the general public>
Antonyms booing, hissing
public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement <a heroic effort by the fire department that deserves the applause of everyone in the city>

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