Definitions for "OVATION"
Keywords:  triumph, homage, honor, lesser, enemy
n ancient Rome, a definite, formal pageant in honor of one who had been disserviceable to the enemies of the nation. A lesser "triumph." In modern English the word is improperly used to signify any loose and spontaneous expression of popular homage to the hero of the hour and place. "I had an ovation!" the actor man said, But I thought it uncommonly queer, That people and critics by him had been led By the ear. The Latin lexicon makes his absurd Assertion as plain as a peg; In "ovum" we find the true root of the word. It means egg. Dudley Spink
A lesser kind of triumph allowed to a commander for an easy, bloodless victory, or a victory over slaves.
An expression of popular homage; the tribute of the multitude to a public favorite.
A prolonged applause for a person of group after a speech or performance.
enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
Keywords:  guitars, acoustic, company, makes
Ovation is a company that makes acoustic guitars.