an enthusiastic expression of approval: Her portrayal of Juliet won the plaudits of the critics.
a demonstration or round of applause, as for some approved or admired performance.
- platitude, plaudit
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How to use plaudit in a sentence
Not a thing—except that in some ways the plaudits for her are coming 60 years too late.Wally Funk Is Going to Space Aboard Jeff Bezos's Rocket. Here's Why That Matters | Jeffrey Kluger | July 18, 2021 | Time
For all the individual plaudits he’s received since first strapping on skates in Edmonton, McDavid has experienced precious little team success.Connor McDavid Is One Of The Best Young Players In NHL History. The Oilers Are Squandering Him. | Terrence Doyle | May 26, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Other Democrats in the state who have received some national plaudits — former gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, Reps.Why Fallout From Texas’s Winter Storm Won’t Hurt Republicans At The Ballot Box in 2022 | Alex Samuels (Alex.L.Samuels@disney.com) | March 1, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
I was at home, probably moaning about my knees but texting him post-race plaudits.Did Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail Ruin My Body? | Grayson Haver Currin | January 25, 2021 | Outside Online
In contrast, he has earned plaudits from the private sector for his regulatory approach, including by clarifying that banks are permitted to hold deposits backing stablecoins.Bank chief proposes far-out crypto idea ‘that should be next Nobel Prize’ | rhhackettfortune | December 15, 2020 | Fortune
Like both men Vidal was arguably a gay radical and hero, although he would have hated the plaudit.
So, Sarit Hashkes, allow me to add my plaudit to those already offered you by your 3,300-plus supporters.
The highest plaudit mortal can hope to receive is, Well done, good and faithful servant.A New Atmosphere | Gail Hamilton
Every plaudit which a vitious play, or a bad actor receives is a blow to the public morals, and the public taste.The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor | Stephen Cullen Carpenter
The change of the Bank of Paris into an air-balloon, was a trick that obtained a full plaudit.Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi | Joseph Grimaldi
The gallant plaudit lowered the colors of the hitherto invincible Lieber Karl.History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921 | John Lawrence O'Connor
As they struck the next turn plaudit made a move to go up but Burns let out a link and Karl shot away.History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921 | John Lawrence O'Connor
British Dictionary definitions for plaudit
an expression of enthusiastic approval or approbation
a round of applause
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