Definition of kudos
1 : fame and renown resulting from an act or achievement : prestige
2 : praise given for achievement
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Examples of kudos in a sentence
Kudos to everyone who helped.
The company has earned kudos for responding so quickly to customers' concerns.
Recent Examples of kudos from the web
For his part, Axelrod, who was never known to hide his opinions, was less concerned about the kudos.
Mrs. Clinton deserves kudos for her jaunty aplomb under difficult circumstances.
Ms. Speciale says her company’s plans to reduce the ad load on its networks have garnered kudos from clients, even before any changes have fully taken shape.
Kudos to my man Chuck Todd for at last recognizing, as Mr. Driftglass puts it, that Bernie Sanders exists enough to have him as a guest in the broadcast news equivalent of the Overlook Hotel.
Extra kudos for the teal bandana-print shirt and cuffed jeans.
After a tenure as the designer of Prada's men's-wear line, Englishman Neil Barrett is winning kudos for his own collection.
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Origin and Etymology of kudos
First Known Use: 1831
KUDOS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kudos for English Language Learners
: praise or respect that you get because of something you have done or achieved
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