1 brilliant or conspicuous success, effect, etc.
2 showy display; ostentation
4 approval; acclaim; applause
(C17: from French, from éclater to burst; related to Old French esclater to splinter, perhaps of Germanic origin; compare slit)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
1 brilliance, effect, success
2 display, lustre, ostentation, pomp, show, showmanship, splendour
3 celebrity, distinction, fame, glory, renown
4 acclaim, acclamation, applause, approval, plaudits
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
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