accolade


accolade

noun

Definition of ACCOLADE

1
a formal expression of praise <for their exceptional bravery the firefighters received accolades from both local and national officials>
2
public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement <winning the Nobel Prize for Physics is generally regarded as the highest accolade for a physicist>
3
something given in recognition of achievement <a screen performance that won virtually every accolade that the film world has to offer>

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