Kudo meaning

ko͝odō, kyo͝o-
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(usage problem) A praising remark; an accolade or compliment.
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An expression of credit or praise for an achievement.

He received many kudos for his charity work.

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(nonstandard, proscribed) A compliment or praise.
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Origin of kudo

  • Back-formation from kudos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Back-formation from kudos, as if it were a plural with -s.

    From Wiktionary