|1.||[ noun ] ceremonial elegance and splendor|
"entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses"
|2.||[ noun ] enthusiastic approval|
|Synonyms:||acclamation plaudits plaudit acclaim|
"the book met with modest acclaim" "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd" "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"
|Related terms:||approval acclaim|
|3.||[ noun ] brilliant or conspicuous success or effect|
: "the eclat of a great achievement"