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See also Claque
From French claquer (“to clap one's hands”).
claque (plural claques)
- A group of people hired to attend a performance and to either applaud or boo.
- A group of people who pre-arrange among themselves to express strong support for an idea, so as to give the false impression of a wider consensus.
- A group of fawning admirers.
people hired to applaud or boo
claque f (plural claques)
claque f (invariable)