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 Last summer, responding to the initial stages of life during pandemic restrictions, Tomine, the acclaimed illustrator and graphic novelist, aimed to capture a forward-looking mood. Washington Post, 10 June 2021 Now, almost a century after the acclaimed author’s death, literary lovers can view a newly digitized collection of his letters, manuscripts and drawings via the National Library of Israel’s website. Isis Davis-marks, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 June 2021 The acclaimed Bad Feminist author shared that with a heartwarming message about the person her wife, Debbie Millman, is, along with a gallery of images of the couple together. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 7 June 2021 The Chernobyl nuclear accident has become part of pop-culture history, the subject of numerous books and an acclaimed 2019 HBO miniseries. oregonlive, 20 May 2021 In February, the website Shadow and Act revealed that Warner Bros. had hired Ta-Nehisi Coates, an acclaimed author, essayist and journalist, to write the script for a Superman reboot produced by J.J. Abrams. Mary Colurso |, al, 5 May 2021 And with restrictions now lifting, Camilla has met with acclaimed author Edna O’Brien whose book Girl is one of the latest four titles Camilla is featuring on social media. Victoria Murphy, Town & Country, 4 May 2021 The acclaimed writer and author was the book review editor for this very publication in the 1970s before becoming the travel editor and journeying through the African diaspora, sampling a plethora of meals. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 25 May 2021 Tapas recently announced a deal with print publisher Scholastic for the acclaimed Studio Tapas original series Magical Boy, with a graphic novel slated for release in November, 2021. Rob Salkowitz, Forbes, 11 May 2021

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First Known Use of acclaimed

1867, in the meaning defined above

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14 Jun 2021

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“Acclaimed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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