(comparative more applaudingly, superlative most applaudingly)
- in an applauding manner
applauding + -ly
Variant of applaud
- to show approval or enjoyment (of) by clapping the hands or by cheering, stamping the feet, etc.
- to praise; approve; commend
Origin of applaudClassical Latin applaudere ; from ad-, to + plaudere, to clap hands, strike