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Definition of "plaudit" []

  • Enthusiastic expression of praise or approval: a new play that opened to the plaudits of the critics. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "plaudit" in a sentence
  • "I’m on a semi-vacation for a couple of weeks and posting lightly or on offbeat topics such such as plaudit abuse that I normally deal with only in the context of book reviews."
  • "Some people might say that “plaudit” has value as a substitute for “praise” if that word has appeared repeatedly."
  • "As a plaudit, "recently established definitive Russian text" may sound like a pedantic mouthful, but Platonov is anything but a writer of merely academic interest."