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  • n. One who applauds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who applauds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who applauds, praises, or commends.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who applauds


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  • Dick Chimney is is what…the “decision-applauder-cheerleader” ?

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  • But still I wanted, and waited for, with humble patience, and made it part of my constant prayers, that the divine Grace would at last touch his heart, and make him more than a countenancer, more than an applauder of my duties; that he might for his own dear sake, become a partaker in them.


  • However, Stillings, who has an accent common to the northeastern United States, told audience members that Faryad Hussain, the instigator of a 2002 marriage fraud operation in Fond du Lac, was "an applauder" of 9/11, not "a plotter," according to the ICE statement.

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  • Nolan was as high as Fiona, Lewis a grudging applauder.


  • Like the rat-rat-tat of a quick-firing gun was the appreciative volley of recognition from the solitary applauder.


  • As a future intended parent by surrogacy, I'm a supporter/applauder of various assisted/third party reproduction techniques and sperm/egg donation.

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  • How are the morals of the people to resist a doctrine which teaches them that the rich only can be criminal, and that poverty is a substitute for virtue -- that wealth is holden by the sufferance of those who do not possess it -- and that he who is the frequenter of a club, or the applauder of a party, is exempt from the duties of his station, and has a right to insult and oppress his fellow citizens?

    A Residence in France During the Years 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, Part I. 1792 Described in a Series of Letters from an English Lady: with General and Incidental Remarks on the French Character and Manners

  • If any man court success in the lofty art of letters and apply his mind to great things, he must first perfect his character by simplicity's stern law; he must care naught for the haughty frown of the fierce tyrant that lords it in his palace, nor seek client-like for invitations to the board of the profligate, nor deliver himself over to the company of debauchees and drown the fire of his understanding in wine, nor sit in the theatre the hired applauder of the mouthing actor.

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal


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