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Meaning of KUDOS

Pronunciation:  'koodowz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
 

KUDOS is a 5 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: congratulations, praise
 
 See Also: approval, commendation, compliment, encomium, eulogy, good word, paean, panegyric, pean, recommendation, superlative, testimonial

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ku"dos\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky^dos glory.]
    Glory; fame; renown; praise. --W. H. Russel.
    
    
  2. \Ku"dos\, v. t.
    To praise; to extol; to glorify. ``Kudos'd egregiously.''
    [R.] --Southey.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acclaim, acclamation, accolade, adulation, apotheosis, applause, award, badge, bays, bepraisement, celebrity, character, citation, congratulation, decoration, deification, dignity, distinction, eclat, eloge, encomium, eulogium, eulogy, exaltation, excessive praise, face, fame, famousness, figure, flattery, glorification, glory, hero worship, high place, homage, hommage, honor, honorable mention, idolatry, idolizing, illustriousness, laud, laudation, laurels, lionizing, magnification, meed of praise, mention, name, notoriety, notoriousness, overpraise, paean, panegyric, plaudits, popularity, position, praise, preeminence, prestige, prominence, publicity, rank, reclame, recognition, renown, report, reputation, repute, standing, station, stature, status, the bubble reputation, tribute, vogue
 

 

 

 

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