acclaimed

adjective ac·claimed \ ə-ˈklāmd \
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

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

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First Known Use of acclaimed

1867



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