Encore - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɑːŋkɔːr|  American pronunciation of the word encore
Brit.  |ˈɒŋkɔː|  British pronunciation of the word encore

noun

- an extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand

verb

- request an encore, from a performer

Examples

He sang a folk song as an encore.

Her first novel was a best seller—but what is she going to do for an encore?

The band came back onstage for an encore.

The singer duly appeared back on stage for an encore.

Bravo! Encore!

The Maestro assented to the request for an encore

Word forms

noun
singular: encore
plural: encores
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