Saturday, July 01, 2006
Definitions for plaudit
- A round or demonstration of applause.
- Enthusiastic approval; an expression of praise.
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Citations for plaudit
A large, robust man, he had earned the plaudits bestowed on him at that testimonial dinner through a lifetime of earnest toil.
The aim of the wise man was no longer the plaudits of the masses but autarkeia, or self-sufficiency.
Origin of plaudit
Plaudit is from Latin plaudite, "applaud" (said by players at the end of a performance), from plaudere, "to applaud."