Origin of applause
OTHER WORDS FROM applauseap·plau·sive [uh-plaw-siv, -ziv], /əˈplɔ sɪv, -zɪv/, adjectiveself-ap·plause, nounun·ap·plau·sive, adjective
Words nearby applause
How to use applause in a sentence
With World War I raging, a band struck up the song during the seventh-inning stretch, resulting in thunderous applause.The Dallas Mavericks will resume playing the national anthem before games|Timothy Bella|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
When Stewart walks into an upscale Pittsburgh steakhouse with a female date, the other diners erupt in applause — a standing ovation because he’s out on the town with a woman.Thank you, Kordell Stewart, for thoughtful response to ‘the rumor’|Kevin Naff|February 5, 2021|Washington Blade
She also, according to Republicans in the room, apologized for putting her colleagues in a difficult spot — prompting a round of applause.House to vote on removing GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committees|Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
It connects directly to a smartphone and allows wannabe broadcasters to add effects like applause and musical cues to their productions.Gifts that make video calls look and feel more glamorous|Stan Horaczek|December 9, 2020|Popular-Science
Díaz-Canel, therefore, did not have to win the applause of the masses with government proposals.
He led the packed cathedral in applause for Ramos and Liu and asked Bratton to bring a message to the men and women of the NYPD.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A call from the stage for President Peña Nieto to resign drew the loudest applause.
And one person started clapping, and then the whole room erupted in applause.‘Pride’: The Feel-Good Movie of the Year, and the Film Rupert Murdoch Doesn’t Want You to See|Marlow Stern|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their speech was met “very warmly, with applause,” according to bishops briefing the press afterwards.The Vatican's Same-Sex Synod: The Bishops Hear About Reality. Do They Listen?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“For someone to scream, that is like applause to us,” Harlacher said.New York’s Scariest Night Out: The Ghosts, Rats, and Lunatics of ‘Nightmare New York’|Justin Jones|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.
Frantic applause, several times repeated, which drowned the voice of the orator.
When he came out on the stage the applause was tremendous, and enough in itself to excite and electrify one.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
A boy on the stage danced very finely and obtained much applause.
A hideous yell of applause rose from the multitude, and again he plunged his saber into the carriage.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott