Origin of hommageFrench
Hommage, an alternative spelling for homage, is defined as something expressive done in honor of a person using elements of their style.
An example of hommage is a new movie using shots from a classic movie.
homage; specif., tribute paid to an artist, writer, composer, etc., as by incorporating some characteristic idiom or style of the person in one's own work
- A homage, especially something in an artwork which has been done in respectful imitation of another artist.
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From French hommage.
- See "Hommage a Gaston Paris" (1903), the opening lecture of his successor, Joseph Bedier, in the chair of medieval literature at the College de France; A.