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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A call by an audience for a performer to perform an extra piece.

Usage examples (39)
  • The band was called back onto the stage by the enthusiastic audience for more than one encore.
  • Some positive reviews might mean a Super Bowl encore is on the way.
  • Actually, what we're doing for an encore is having the whole fambly come down for a day or two.
  • The encore was a cover of Bob Marley and the Wailers for more
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