Definition of round of applause
- The audience gave the performers a big round of applause.
: having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center
: approximately round
: something (such as a circle, globe, or ring) that is round
: a knot of people
: a circle of things
: to make round
: to make (the lips) round and protruded (as in the pronunciation of \ü\)
: to pronounce with lip rounding : labialize
: all during : throughout
: to speak to in a whisper
: marked commendation : acclaim
: approval publicly expressed (as by clapping the hands)
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