1. [syn: acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng.
Syn: Acclamation; applause; encomium; commendation;
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim";
"he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him
more eclat than he really deserved" [syn: acclaim,
acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
18 Moby Thesaurus words for "plaudit":
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