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Definition an extra or repeated performance — especially of music given in response to audience demand
  • The audience loved the performance and called for one encore after another.
encore = an extra or repeated performance — especially of music given in response to audience demand
  • The President has been very successful in his first term, but what will he do for an encore?
  • No return engagements. No encore.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • encore = extra or repeated performance — especially of music given in response to audience demand
  • Scrawled there in Liz's block lettering is the last song before we leave for the inevitable encore.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Theresa gave an encore; the family leaned over the rail like operagoers, glorying in the sound.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • Then laugh aloud, and cry encore!
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • " 'Jeune encore,' as the French say.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • As a valentine to the appreciative crowd, Ma and Ax encore with a selection from Mendelssohn's Song Without Words, then take their bows.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • The roar of applause came from thousands of shimmering purple ghosts, the Lares of Rome brought back for an encore performance.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Outside our door, a rock concert was demanding its encore: Amy!
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Revenez vers dix heures, encore mieux demain.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • He was standing again well dressed, smiling, good-natured, the recipient of encores for a good story.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • So don't ask for an encore."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • After this a gentleman sang a song called Bid me Good-bye, and as an encore obliged with Sing me to Sleep.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • "More, more!" said Lucy, when the duet had been encored.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • That's the end in the beginning and there's no encore.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • The audience demanded an encore.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao's Last Dancer
  • I felt prouder than you did when it was encored.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • He turned his head gently back toward the stage, where an encore was being played.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • She received another enthusiastic encore.
    Stephen Crane  --  Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

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