acclamatory

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adjective ac·clam·a·to·ry \ə-ˈkla-mə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of acclamatory

  1. :  expressing strong and enthusiastic praise or approval :  showing or expressing acclamation acclamatory statements Spectacular, electrifying, stupendous. Pick any acclamatory adjective you like and it most likely fits the Walnut Street Theatre's production of the hit musical Hairspray. — J. Cooper Robb, Philadelphia Weekly, 26 Nov. 2008

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Origin and Etymology of acclamatory

borrowed from New Latin acclāmātōrius, from Latin acclāmāre “to 1acclaim” + -tōrius 2-ory


First Known Use: 1644


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