Definitions for eclat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclat(noun)

    enthusiastic approval

    "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"

  2. pomp, eclat(noun)

    ceremonial elegance and splendor

    "entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses"

  3. eclat(noun)

    brilliant or conspicuous success or effect

    "the eclat of a great achievement"

Wiktionary

  1. eclat(Noun)

    (brilliance of success or effort; splendor; brilliant show; striking effect; glory; renown.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eclat(noun)

    brilliancy of success or effort; splendor; brilliant show; striking effect; glory; renown

  2. Eclat(noun)

    demonstration of admiration and approbation; applause

  3. 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.]

Anagrams of eclat »

  1. CELTA, cleat

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