clapping before the performance is done.
It was so embarrassing when all you could hear was the soloist's aria and John's premature adulation in the auditorium.
by gryfin December 13, 2011
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When you've bragged to your friends about something before it's official.
I suffered an acute case of premature adulation when I told my friends I submitted a word to Urban Dictionary...then was rejected.
by MJAlbus January 03, 2014