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Meaning of KUDOS

Pronunciation:  'koodowz

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"

KUDOS is a 5 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: congratulations, praise
 See Also: approval, commendation, compliment, encomium, eulogy, good word, paean, panegyric, pean, recommendation, superlative, testimonial



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ku"dos\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky^dos glory.]
    Glory; fame; renown; praise. --W. H. Russel.
  2. \Ku"dos\, v. t.
    To praise; to extol; to glorify. ``Kudos'd egregiously.''
    [R.] --Southey.
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