- 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
- high praise; commendation
Origin of eulogyMiddle English euloge ; from Medieval Latin eulogia ; from Classical Greek praise, literally , fine language (in Septuagint and amp; New Testament , blessing) ; from eulegein, to speak well of, bless: see eu- and amp; -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.
- eulogise, eulogize
Ancient Greek εὐλογία (eulogia, “praise”).