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ECLAT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does eclat mean? 

ECLAT (noun)
  The noun ECLAT has 3 senses:

1. enthusiastic approval
2. ceremonial elegance and splendor
3. brilliant or conspicuous success or effect

  Familiarity information: ECLAT used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ECLAT (noun)


Sense 1eclat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Enthusiastic approval

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

acclaim; acclamation; eclat; plaudit; plaudits

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms ("eclat" is a kind of...):

approval; commendation (a message expressing a favorable opinion)


Sense 2eclat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Ceremonial elegance and splendor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

eclat; pomp

Context example:

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

Hypernyms ("eclat" is a kind of...):

elegance (a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste)


Sense 3eclat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Brilliant or conspicuous success or effect

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

the eclat of a great achievement

Hypernyms ("eclat" is a kind of...):

brilliance; grandeur; grandness; magnificence; splendor; splendour (the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand)


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