Simple Definition of eulogy
: a speech that praises someone who has died
Examples of eulogy
He delivered a moving eulogy at his father's funeral.
<several eulogies were given at the special assembly marking the retirement of the company's longtime president>
Origin of eulogy
Middle English euloge, from Medieval Latin eulogium, from Greek eulogia praise, from eu- + -logia -logy
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of eulogy
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