Kudos meaning

ko͝odōz, -dōs, -dŏs, kyo͝o-
Kudos is defined as glory or praise for an achievement.

An example of kudos is what team members might say to the player who scores the winning goal.

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Acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement.
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Credit or praise for an achievement; glory; fame.

The performance earned her much kudos.

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(proscribed) Plural form of kudo.
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The talented, young playwright received much kudos for his new drama.

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Credit for one's achievements.
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Origin of kudos

  • Greek kūdos magical glory

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

  • From Ancient Greek κῦδος (kudos, “praise, renown”).

    From Wiktionary