Eclat - definition, transcription

Amer.  |eɪˈklɑː|
Brit.  |ˈeɪklɑː|

noun

- enthusiastic approval(syn: acclaim, acclamation, plaudit, plaudits)

they gave him more eclat than he really deserved

- ceremonial elegance and splendor(syn: pomp)

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

- brilliant or conspicuous success or effect

the eclat of a great achievement

Examples

Miller's new play has been greeted with great eclat.

they gave him more eclat than he really deserved

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

the eclat of a great achievement

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