Synonyms and Antonyms of applause
1 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> Synonyms acclamation, cheer, cheering, ovation, plaudit(s), rave(s), réclame Related Words clapping; bravo, hail, hallelujah, hurrah (also hooray or hoorah), hosanna, huzzah (or huzza); acclaim, accolade, citation, commendation, compliment, encomium, eulogy, homage, kudo, paean, panegyric, salutation, tribute; kudos, praise Near Antonyms boo, hiss, hoot, jeer, raspberry, smirk, sneer, snicker, snigger, snort, whistle; gibe (or jibe), put-down, taunt Antonyms booing, hissing
2 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement <a heroic effort by the fire department that deserves the applause of everyone in the city> Synonyms acclaim, accolade, glory, bay(s), credit, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, laud, laurels, props [slang], réclame, sunRelated Words celebrity, fame, renown, repute; compliment, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, toast, tribute; acclamation, ovation, plaudit, praise, rave, rhapsody; citation, commendation, kudo, note, recommendation; elevation, enshrinement, enthronement, exaltation, glorification
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