Definition of laudatory
: of, relating to, or expressing praise laudatory reviews
Examples of laudatory in a Sentence
The play received mostly laudatory reviews.
Recent Examples of laudatory from the Web
We are bombarded by chirpy, self-laudatory interruptions, expected to drop everything and cheer at any second.
Williams published some of Alomar’s work in her literary journal, NOON, and Davis wrote an insightful and laudatory introduction to his first book.
The answers range from laudatory to disparaging, depending on which experts are asked.
Sir Peter Jonas, the former head of the Bavarian State Opera and a living legend of the classical music scene, insisted on being the one to give the laudatory speech for Cranston.
Some of the reactions were laudatory; some were less so (who can resist a man-bun joke, after all?).
Chris Ruddy, CEO of the conservative media company NewsMax and a close friend of Trump’s, offered a similar—albeit more laudatory—
And now, in the wake of Trump’s Brussels remarks, begrudgingly. Americans may balk at the idea that reaching 2 percent spending on NATO defense counts as a laudatory achievement.
Americans may balk at the idea that reaching 2 percent spending on NATO defense counts as a laudatory achievement.
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Definition of laudatory for English Language Learners
: expressing or containing praise
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