Definition of encore
1 : a demand for repetition or reappearance made by an audience
2a : a reappearance or additional performance demanded by an audienceb : a second achievement especially that surpasses the first
Examples of encore in a sentence
He sang a folk song as an encore.
Her first novel was a best seller—but what is she going to do for an encore?
Origin and Etymology of encore
French, still, again
First Known Use: 1712
ENCORE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of encore for English Language Learners
: an extra piece of music performed in response to a request from the audience
: something that follows a success
ENCORE Defined for Kids
Definition of encore for Students
1 : a demand by an audience for a performance to continue or be repeated
2 : a further appearance or performance given in response to applause
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