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kudos

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noun ku·dos \ˈkü-ˌdäs, ˈkyü-, -ˌdōs\

Simple Definition of kudos

  • : praise or respect that you get because of something you have done or achieved

Full Definition of kudos

  1. 1 :  fame and renown resulting from an act or achievement :  prestige

  2. 2 :  praise given for achievement

Examples of kudos

  1. Kudos to everyone who helped.

  2. The company has earned kudos for responding so quickly to customers' concerns.



Origin of kudos

Greek kydos


First Known Use: 1831



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