The band manages one encore, “Whipping Post,” but halfway through the number the audience is busily streaming toward the exits.
And when, in a flurry of light and color, the band plays “Young Blood” as an encore, the house erupts.
The same green herbs that appear in sabzi polow are invited back for an encore in a frittata-like egg dish known as kuku sabzi.
The crowd bawls its approval, but begins to disperse after one encore.
And his friend Mark McKinnon reports that the man in yellow will return for an encore in 2010.
There was no question about their enthusiasm, and an encore was inevitable.
When the "encore" was over, Alice spoke to him for the first time.
The comic man retired to an enthusiastic demand for an encore.
Oh, I do certainly hope he plays that lovely Valse Poupée as an encore!
The others would do nicely for the "encore" which he knew would be demanded.
1712, from French encore "still, yet, again" (12c.), generally explained as being from Vulgar Latin phrase *hinc ad horam "from then to this hour" (Italian ancora "again, still, yet" is said to be a French loan-word).
Whenever any Gentlemen are particularly pleased with a Song, at their crying out Encore ... the Performer is so obliging as to sing it over again. [Steele, "Spectator" No. 314, 1712]As a noun, from 1763; as a verb, from 1748.
There appears to be no evidence that either the Fr. or It. word was ever similarly used in its native country. The corresponding word both in Fr. and It. is bis; in It. da capo was formerly used. [OED]