from The Century Dictionary.
- Applauding; commending.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Applauding; commending.
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In my speech I made reference to the 'randy granny' I'd been talking to - in an entirely plauditory way.
(Her "activist" career is outlined in this hilariously plauditory article from the pro-Palestinian Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.)
Scotland, when he called upon me, that he was to have an important appointment -- I have had opportunity to say plauditory things of them in vast assemblages in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, London and Grimsby Park.
As it is, the leading pharmaceutical lobbying groups are either publicly silent on the legislation or largely plauditory.
"But I find, sir, I am now got into a very large field, where though I could with great ease raise a number of plants in relation to your merit of this plauditory nature; yet for fear of an author's general vice, and that the plain justice I have done you should, by my proceeding and others 'mistaken judgment, be imagined flattery, a thing the bluntness of my nature does not care to be concerned with, and which I also know you abominate."