Acclaimer \Ac*claim"er\, n. One who acclaims. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • acclaimer — noun see acclaim I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acclaimer — See acclaim. * * * …   Universalium

  • acclaimer — noun One who acclaims …   Wiktionary

  • acclaimer — n. one who praises, one who applauds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acclaimer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • acclaim — acclaimer, n. /euh klaym /, v.t. 1. to welcome or salute with shouts or sounds of joy and approval; applaud: to acclaim the conquering heroes. 2. to announce or proclaim with enthusiastic approval: to acclaim the new king. v.i. 3. to make… …   Universalium

  • acclaim — I. verb Etymology: Latin acclamare, literally, to shout at, from ad + clamare to shout more at claim Date: 1606 transitive verb 1. applaud, praise 2. to declare by acclamation intransitive verb to shout praise or applause • acclaimer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acclaim — /əˈkleɪm / (say uh klaym) verb (t) 1. to salute with words or sounds of joy or approval; applaud. 2. to announce or proclaim by acclamation. –verb (i) 3. to make acclamation; applaud. –noun 4. an oral vote, often unanimous, usually taken after… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • acclaim — [ə klām′] vt. [L acclamare < ad , to + clamare, to cry out: see CLAMOR] 1. to greet with loud applause or approval 2. to announce with much applause or praise; hail [they acclaimed him president] vi. to shout approval n. loud applause or… …   English World dictionary

  • acclaim — v. & n. 1 welcome or applaud enthusiastically; praise publicly. 2 (foll. by compl.) hail as ({{}}acclaimed him king; was acclaimed the winner). n. 1 applause; welcome; public praise. 2 a shout of acclaim. Derivatives: acclaimer n. Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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