plaudit

  • 1 Plaudit — Plau dit, n. [From L. plaudite do ye praise (which was said by players at the end of a performance), 2d pers. pl. imperative of plaudere. Cf. {Plausible}.] A mark or expression of applause; praise bestowed. [1913 Webster] Not in the shouts and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 plaudit — index mention (tribute) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 plaudit — (n.) 1620s, short for plaudite (1560s), from L. plaudite! applaud! second person plural imperative of plaudere to clap, applaud, approve, of unknown origin (also in APPLAUD (Cf. applaud), EXPLODE (Cf. explode)). This was the customary appeal for… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 plaudit — [plô′dit] n. [< L plaudite, pl. imper. of plaudere, to applaud] [usually pl.] 1. an applauding or round of applause 2. any expression of approval or praise …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Plaudit — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Plaudit caption = sire = Himyar grandsire = Alarm dam = Cinderella damsire = Blue Ruin or Tomahawk sex = Stallion foaled = 1895 country = United States flagicon|USA colour = Bay breeder = Dr. J. D. Neet… …

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  • 6 plaudit — noun /ˈplɔːdɪt/ A mark or expression of applause; praise bestowed. The roof now rung with bravos, handkerchiefs were waved on every side, “three cheers,” again and again, and plaudit upon plaudit following in such quick succession, begun, ended,… …

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  • 7 plaudit — noun Etymology: Latin plaudite applaud, plural imperative of plaudere to applaud Date: 1606 1. an act or round of applause 2. enthusiastic approval usually used in plural < received the plaudits of the critics > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 plaudit — /plaw dit/, n. Usually, plaudits. 1. an enthusiastic expression of approval: Her portrayal of Juliet won the plaudits of the critics. 2. a demonstration or round of applause, as for some approved or admired performance. [1615 25; earlier plaudite …

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  • 9 plaudit — Synonyms and related words: acclaim, acclamation, applause, big hand, burst of applause, cheer, clap, clapping, clapping of hands, eclat, encore, hand, handclap, handclapping, ovation, popularity, round of applause, thunder of applause …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 plaudit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. acclaim, applause, encomium. See approbation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. applause, approval, acclamation; see praise 2 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. An expression of warm approval: acclaim,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 plaudit — plau·dit || plɔːdɪt n. praise, expression of approval, commendation; applause, clapping of hands …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 plaudit — n. Applause, acclamation, clapping of hands, acclaim, shout of approbation …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 plaudit — n Usu. plaudits acclaim, acclamation, 6clat; cheer, hurrah, huzzah; applause, round of applause, burst of applause, peal or thunder of applause, hand, big hand, ovation, standing ovation …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 plaudit — plau·dit …

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  • 15 plaudit — plau•dit [[t]ˈplɔ dɪt[/t]] n. Usu., plaudits. 1) an enthusiastic expression of approval: Her performance won the plaudits of the critics[/ex] 2) a demonstration or round of applause • Etymology: 1615–25; earlier plaudite (3 syllables) < L, 2nd …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 plaudit — /ˈplɔdət / (say plawduht) noun (usually plural) 1. a demonstration or round of applause, as for some approved or admired performance: *During the course of the story, there was breathless attention and many tears, and at the end there were… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 plaudit — n. (usu. in pl.) 1 a round of applause. 2 an emphatic expression of approval. Etymology: shortened f. L plaudite applaud, imper. pl. of plaudere plaus applaud, said by Roman actors at the end of a play …

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  • 18 Maddon's Bright Eyes — Horse infobox horsename = Maddon s Bright Eyes caption = Maddon s Bright Eyes breed = Quarter Horse discipline = Racing sire = Gold Mount grandsire = Brush Mount dam = Plaudette damsire = King Plaudit (TB) sex = Mare foaled = 1946 country =… …

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  • 19 Blondy's Dude — Horse infobox horsename =Blondy s Dude caption = Blondy s Dude breed=Quarter Horse discipline = Halter Cutting Reining sire = Small Town Dude grandsire = King P 234 dam = Blondy Queen damsire = Blondy Plaudit sex = Stallion foaled = 1957 country …

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  • 20 King James (horse) — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = King James caption = sire = Plaudit grandsire = Himyar dam = Unsightly damsire = Pursebearer sex = Stallion foaled = 1905 country = United States flagicon|USA colour = Bay breeder = John E. Madden owner …

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