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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.]
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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a group hired to applaud an act or performer.
2. a group of sycophants.
[1860–65; < French <claquer to clap (imitative)]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
claque- A group of people hired to applaud an act or performer.
See also related terms for hire.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Claquea group of admirers; always ready to applaud the person they follow; esp. in France, a group of paid applauders.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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claque[klæk] N → claque f
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n (Theat) → Claque f, → Claqueure pl
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