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slow handclap Line breaks: slow hand|clap
Pronunciation: /sləʊˈhandklap/

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Definition of slow handclap in English:


An instance of slow, rhythmic clapping by an audience as a sign of displeasure or impatience: they were giving the slow handclap to the end of the procession
More example sentences
  • Currie had been welcomed back to a slow handclap having chosen to return to the dressing room at half time.
  • Boos, jeers, cheers and slow handclaps greet the candidates as they each deliver their parting shots.
  • There were jeers, heckles, slow handclaps and delegates held up giant letters that spelt out the word ‘Strike‘.
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