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Hold court

DEFINITION

Commanding demeanor. Be the center of attention. Refers to a person who is surrounded by admirers. (Compare to Hold forth or Hold all the cards.)

“Where’s that new pretty girl?¬† Oh she’s holding court in the corner.”

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