Encoring
Encore En`core", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Encoring}.] To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer. [1913 Webster]

[Rebecca] insisted upon encoring one of the duets. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Encore — En core , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Encoring}.] To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer. [1913 Webster] [Rebecca] insisted upon encoring one of the duets. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Encored — Encore En core , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Encoring}.] To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer. [1913 Webster] [Rebecca] insisted upon encoring one of the duets. Thackeray. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • encore — /ahng kawr, kohr, ahn /, interj., n., v., encored, encoring. interj. 1. again; once more (used by an audience in calling for an additional number or piece). n. 2. a demand, as by applause, for a repetition of a song, act, etc., or for a… …   Universalium

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  • encore — [[t]ɒ̱ŋkɔː(r), kɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] encores, encoring, encored 1) N COUNT An encore is a short extra performance at the end of a longer one, which an entertainer gives because the audience asks for it. Lang s final encore last night was Barefoot . 2)… …   English dictionary

  • encore — /ˈɒnkɔ / (say onkaw), /ˈɒŋkɔ / (say ongkaw) interjection 1. again; once more (used by an audience in calling for a repetition of a song, etc., or for an additional number or piece). –noun 2. a demand, as by applause, for a repetition of a song,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • encore — [än′kôr΄; ] also, esp.for interj. [, än kôr′] interj. [Fr, again, still < OFr ancor, prob. < L ( hinc) hac hora (from that time) to the present hour] again; once more: in English, used by an audience to demand a repetition or an additional… …   English World dictionary

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