[ UK /ɐklˈe‍ɪm/ ]
[ US /əˈkɫeɪm/ ]
  1. praise vociferously
    The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein
  2. clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
  1. enthusiastic approval
    he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd
    the book met with modest acclaim
    they gave him more eclat than he really deserved
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How To Use acclaim In A Sentence

  • The movie had won critical acclaim and is actually one of the few hits that Bollywood turned out this year so far.
  • That, and his extraordinary capacity for self-sacrificing friendship, loyalty and sweet-natured nannying, have been his quadruple of acclaimed lifetime's high-lights.
  • They just can't help spending our money on receptions for anything from the synchronised swimming team to the world-acclaimed left-handed marlies champions.
  • The vim seemed to seep out of Dundee at that point, and although they brought on Fabian Caballero with 15 minutes to go, to popular local acclaim, he was no more able to effect the result than his colleagues.
  • The play opened last week to universal acclaim.
  • Though never quite managing to hit commercial paydirt, Glasgow-born singer/songwriter John Martyn has carved out an acclaimed career by purveying an idiosyncratic mix of rock, folk and jazz.
  • Acclaimed writer, children†™ s art advocate, and organizer of the world†™ s only “Kids Comics” convention, Alex Simmons returns to handle the script chores, while fan-favorite Rex Lindsey is back with some of the best art of his career. Archie Comics Solicitations for May 2008 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News
  • In October, one of the most critically acclaimed artists working in Ireland will exhibit her work.
  • She has been acclaimed for the TV drama "Prime Suspect".
  • She was acclaimed in the New Year's Honours List in recognition of her continued services to the tourism industry in York and Yorkshire.
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