Plaudit is defined as approval.
A glowing newspaper review for a new play is an example of a plaudit.
- an applauding or round of applause
- any expression of approval or praise
Origin of plaudit; from Classical Latin plaudite, plural imperative of plaudere, to applaud
Enthusiastic expression of praise or approval: a new play that opened to the plaudits of the critics.
Origin of plauditShort for Latin plaudite, pl. imperative of plaudere, to applaud (used at the end of Roman plays).