Ap·plause n. The act of applauding; approbation and praise publicly expressed by clapping the hands, stamping or tapping with the feet, acclamation, huzzas, or other means; marked commendation.
The brave man seeks not popular applause. --Dryden.
Syn: -- Acclaim; acclamation; plaudit; commendation; approval.
n : a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
[syn: hand clapping, clapping]