The definition of cum laude is Latin for "with honors" and is used to indicate that you made high grades when earning your academic degree.
An example of cum laude is when you get a degree and got almost all A's for all of your courses.
phrase signifying above-average academic distinction upon graduating from a college or university
Origin of cum laudeL, literally , with praise
With honor. Used to express academic distinction: graduated cum laude; 25 cum laude graduates.
Origin of cum laudeProbably Medieval LatinLatin cum with Latin laude ablative of laus praise