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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A shout of approval, often used in applauding a performance.

Usage examples (34)
  • At the end of the beautiful performance of La Traviata, the crowd rose unanimously to their feet, applauding loudly with many shouts of "bravo, bravo!"
  • Just finished it yesterday and once again bravo!
  • Note: The word "bravo," when applied to a bull, does not mean brave.
  • Then at a word, up it soared, with a "bravo" from the puzzled onlookers. for more
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  • "Brava" is verbal applause for a woman, while "bravo" is verbal applause for a man.
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