Definitions for eclat
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acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat(noun)
"the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"
ceremonial elegance and splendor
"entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses"
brilliant or conspicuous success or effect
"the eclat of a great achievement"
(brilliance of success or effort; splendor; brilliant show; striking effect; glory; renown.)
brilliancy of success or effort; splendor; brilliant show; striking effect; glory; renown
demonstration of admiration and approbation; applause
Origin: [F. clat a fragment, splinter, explosion, brilliancy, splendor, fr. clater to splinter, burst, explode, shine brilliantly, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. sleizan to slit, split, fr. slzan, G. schleissen; akin to E. slit.]
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