worthy of praise or ; estimable; admirable:
applaudable efforts to save the environment.
hand clapping as a demonstration of approval, appreciation, acclamation, or the like. any positive expression of appreciation or approval; acclamation. Contemporary Examples Neither do I. But, several rounds of applause and a standing ovation later, Les Misérables proved all the naysayers wrong. ‘Les Miserables’ Is New Frontrunner for Best Picture Oscar Marlow Stern November 25, […]
to clap the hands as an expression of approval, appreciation, acclamation, etc.: They applauded wildly at the end of the opera. to express approval; give praise; acclaim. to clap the hands so as to show approval, appreciation, etc., of: to applaud an actor; to applaud a speech. to praise or express approval of: to applaud […]
- Applause meter
noun a device for measuring and monitoring the duration and volume of applause during a broadcast; also UK clapometer Examples Television talk shows use applause meters to measure audience reaction.
hand clapping as a demonstration of approval, appreciation, acclamation, or the like. any positive expression of appreciation or approval; acclamation. Historical Examples Satiated, it should seem, with the applauses of the theatre, he turned his attention to public and parliamentary speaking. Four Early Pamphlets William Godwin When the old man had thus far spoken, the […]