round of applause

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round of applause

A round of clapping, often as a show of approval or appreciation. Let's welcome our special guest with a round of applause!
See also: applause, of, round
References in classic literature ?
But he got through safely, though cruelly scared, and got a fine round of applause when he made his manufactured bow and retired.
When the clock began to strike, a burly professor entered, was received with a round of applause, moved swiftly down the center aisle, said "Gentlemen," and began to talk as he climbed his pulpit steps; and by the time he had arrived in his box and faced his audience, his lecture was well under way and all the pens were going.
As the President finished reading the paper (which I beg leave to assure my readers is a bona fide copy of one written by bona fide girls once upon a time), a round of applause followed, and then Mr.
They looked down at their programmes, in which the representative of Lucy figured under an assumed name; looked up again at the stage; penetrated the disguise; and vented their astonishment in another round of applause, louder and heartier even than the last.
BEN WOODBURN received a round of applause in the Wales dressing room after his wondergoal.
A BIG round of applause for Jim Cunningham and Collen Fletcher for raising the future of Coventry City Football Club in Parliament, calling for SISU to end their 'toxic legacy' and prove there is a long-term stadium plan (CT Article, October 12).
A TEENAGER who watched her father collapse and die in front of her thanked the "amazing" Aston Villa fans after an emotional 71st minute round of applause in his memory.
As his remarks were greeted with a round of applause, Modi hastened to add, "Anyway, they should also have their livelihood and if I am not there then how will they earn their livelihood?
I called for a round of applause instead of a minute's silence and that was respected.
The players deserve a massive round of applause after a difficult week.
The round of applause following that point encouraged Mr Salmond to make a speedy exit.
Last Monday marked the 15th anniversary of his death and Swansea assistant Curtis, a former team-mate of James, said: "Both sets of fans will have a round of applause for him in the 15th minute which will be fantastic.
VIP GUEST: Kirklees Mayor Clr David Ridgway gets a 'thanks for coming' round of applause from, from left, Rebecca Barker, events manager at Crow Hill; Judith Patrick, National Trust West Yorkshire countryside property manager and Eve Wood, owner of Crow Hill, at the Yorkshire Day event at Crow Hill Country House Estate, in Marsden (S)
LES PARRY was accorded a warm round of applause by Tranmere shareholders this week.