The definition of a eulogy is a speech in honor of someone, generally a deceased person.
An example of a eulogy is a tribute given about someone at a funeral Mass.
speech or writing in praise of a person, event, or thing; esp., a formal speech praising a person who has recently died
Origin of eulogyMiddle English euloge from Medieval Latin eulogia from Gr, praise, literally , fine language (in Septuagint and New Testament , blessing) from eulegein, to speak well of, bless: see eu- and -logy
- A laudatory speech or written tribute, especially one praising someone who has died.
- High praise or commendation.
Origin of eulogyMiddle English euloge from Medieval Latin eulogium from Greek eulogiā praise eu- eu- logos speech ; see -logy .
Ancient Greek εὐλογία (eulogia, “praise”).