From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishround of applauseround of applauseAPwhen people clap for a short time to show that they enjoyed something or approve of something She got a big round of applause. The passengers gave the pilot a round of applause. → round
Examples from the Corpusround of applause• Oh boy I need a round of applause.• The team gives Ted a round of applause.• To a round of applause, Mrs Fanning was escorted back to the table by her partner.• There was a round of applause for Captain Pintar.• When Wooley, who is a witty and vigorously persuasive speaker, finished, she received a big round of applause.• The whistling sounded like feedback, and his hammering on the piano became a dying round of applause.• Not a Cal Ripken pent-up emotional outburst kind of ovation, mind you, but a nice little round of applause.• That got a rapturous round of applause too. emailinc Yeah, great!