eclat vs plaudit what difference

what is difference between eclat and plaudit

English

Etymology

From French éclat. More at éclat.

Noun

eclat (countable and uncountable, plural eclats)

  1. Alternative spelling of éclat

Anagrams

  • CELTA, Cleta, cleat, ectal


English

Etymology

From Latin plaudite, second-person plural imperative of plaudere (to applaud).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈplɔːdɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːdɪt

Noun

plaudit (plural plaudits)

  1. (often in the plural) A mark or expression of applause; praise bestowed.
    • 1862, Washington Irving, Works of Washington Irving, page 490:
      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, and begun again, that it was some time before the toast with which Mr. Irving concluded, could be heard.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:applause

Related terms

  • plausible

Further reading

  • plaudit in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • plaudit in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • plaudit at OneLook Dictionary Search

Latin

Verb

plaudit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of plaudō

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