1. enthusiastic approval

- they gave him more eclat than he really deserved

Similar word(s): acclaim, acclamation, plaudit, plaudits

Definition categories: communication, approval, commendation

2. ceremonial elegance and splendor

- entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses

Similar word(s): pomp

Definition categories: attribute, elegance

3. brilliant or noticeable success or effect

- the eclat of a great achievement

Definition categories: attribute, brilliance, grandeur, grandness, magnificence, splendor, splendour