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claque

 (klăk)
n.
1. A group of persons hired to applaud at a performance.
2. A group of fawning admirers.

[French, from claquer, to clap, of imitative origin.]

claque

(klæk)
n
1. (Theatre) a group of people hired to applaud
2. a group of fawning admirers
[C19: from French, from claquer to clap, of imitative origin]

claque

(klæk)

n.
1. a group hired to applaud an act or performer.
2. a group of sycophants.
[1860–65; < French <claquer to clap (imitative)]

claque

- A group of people hired to applaud an act or performer.
See also related terms for hire.

Claque

 a group of admirers; always ready to applaud the person they follow; esp. in France, a group of paid applauders.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.claque - a group of followers hired to applaud at a performance
house - the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house"
followers, following - a group of followers or enthusiasts
Translations
Claque
klaka
şakşakçı

claque

[klæk] Nclaque f

claque

n (Theat) → Claque f, → Claqueure pl
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