ac·​claimed | \ ə-ˈklāmd How to pronounce acclaimed (audio) \

Definition of acclaimed

: enthusiastically praised an acclaimed performance/performer the city's most acclaimed restaurants Greenfeld is best known as a journalist, the author of five acclaimed books of nonfiction …— Jay McInerney

Examples of acclaimed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Princess Raiyah became engaged to Donovan – grandson of acclaimed children’s author Roald Dahl — on October 26, 2019. Phil Boucher,, "Princess Raiyah of Jordan Ties the Knot in First Royal Wedding amid COVID-19," 7 July 2020 In addition to starring in acclaimed stage productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company's Warehouse and the National theatre, Manville has also dominated British television and film for decades. Ineye Komonibo,, "The Crown Adds One More Acting Royalty Name To The Mix," 2 July 2020 Before arriving in the District in 2017, Tutlewski worked with acclaimed chef Chris Bianco in Phoenix for six years. Kara Elder, Washington Post, "A Serbian Croatian pancake meets Italian flavors in this family recipe mash-up," 1 July 2020 The acclaimed musical is now available for your streaming pleasure. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "10 New TV Shows and Movies to Stream This Week," 28 June 2020 The acclaimed chef who previously topped Cleveland’s dining scene with various award-winning establishments, has found new work at Four Seasons Chicago. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, "Jonathon Sawyer hired as new chef for Four Seasons Chicago," 24 June 2020 Nash was working on the fourth and final season of TNT's Claws when COVID-19 hit, and she's been featured in a spate of acclaimed projects lately, including Netflix's Uncorked and Never Have I Ever., "Niecy Nash says police 'pulled a taser' on her son for a rolling stop recently," 9 June 2020 Augustus Everett, an acclaimed author of literary fiction, will write something joyful, and January Andrews, a bestselling romance writer, will write a Great American classic. Kami Phillips, CNN Underscored, "25 books that make for a perfect summer read," 18 June 2020 The acclaimed author is adding to his collection of children's books with a picture book titled Pirate Stew, EW can exclusively announce. Seija Rankin,, "See first look at Neil Gaiman's next book, Pirate Stew," 9 June 2020

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First Known Use of acclaimed

1867, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jul 2020

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“Acclaimed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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