Encore Definition

Other Encore Definition

[n] an extra or repeated performance; usually given in response to audience demand
[v] request an encore, from a performer


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Misc. Definitions

\En`core"\, adv. or interj. [F. The last part of the word is fr. L. hora hour. See {Hour}.] Once more; again; -- used by the auditors and spectators of plays, concerts, and other entertainments, to call for a repetition of a particular part.
\En`core"\, n. A call or demand (as, by continued applause) for a repetition; as, the encores were numerous.
\En`core"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Encoring}.] To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer. [Rebecca] insisted upon encoring one of the duets. --Thackeray.

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