kudos

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kudos an expression of approval and commendation "he always appreciated praise for his work"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kudos kū"dŏs Glory; fame; renown; praise.
    • v. t Kudos To praise; to extol; to glorify. "Kudos'd egregiously."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kudos Glory; fame; renown.
    • kudos To bestow kudos on; glorify.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kudos kū′dos credit, fame, generally used jocularly.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. ky^dos glory
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

There'd be some KUDOS coming to us, too; backing a reform candidate.
"Song of the Lark" by Willa Cather
Their pioneering efforts had won them attention and kudos.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Then I'd have the freedom of the unmarried, with the kudos of the married.
"Chronicles of Avonlea" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Just think of the kudos for us both if there should be something.
"The Pit Prop Syndicate" by Freeman Wills Crofts
It brought them a quicker kudos, and was so much more visible to the naked eye.
"The Martian" by George Du Maurier
I see credit, nay kudos, in it.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 21, 1914" by Various
That was not so difficult, though it brought me the greatest kudos.
"My Autobiography" by F. Max Müller
I now sit crowned with laurel and literally exulting in kudos.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
I am the Kudo, the Emir, the Galadima Dawakin.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Why shouldn't you have your share of the kudos as well as anyone else in the same racket?
"In the Whirl of the Rising" by Bertram Mitford
The modern craze is for kudos, and in this particular the success of an enterprise like yours is not likely to be remarkable.
"Windyridge" by W. Riley
It will probably involve more kudos in the end.
"Witching Hill" by E. W. Hornung
From Kumaishi to Kudo numerous reefs extend out at sea, and small headlands afford a safe anchorage to junks.
"Alone with the Hairy Ainu" by A. H. Savage Landor
I got plenty of kudos in the Provinces, but two of my managers were bogus.
"The King of Schnorrers" by Israel Zangwill
I hope it's all honour and kudos and pleasantness, without a tax of botherations.
"The Letters of Henry James (volume I)" by Henry James
A pitiful story: a poor wretch who posed for a little while as a good woman of business, and got absurd kudos for what was sheer luck.
"Mrs. Thompson" by William Babington Maxwell
So that one way or another I am determined to make kudos out of myself.
"The Journal of a Disappointed Man" by Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
If he were summoned, the kudos of a smart capture would be his by right of seniority.
"The King of Diamonds" by Louis Tracy
The leader always gets the kudos, therefore he ought to pay the costs.
"The Empire Makers" by Hume Nesbit
Got a bit of kudos out of it really.
"The Pillar of Light" by Louis Tracy
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In news:

Kudos to fire departments, LOTS, more.
Everybody really pitched in' Council: Kudos to all for storm handling.
Kudos to vets, musicians for fine program.
Brit multi-talent earns Broadway kudos .
Student film projects win DGA kudos .
Kudos to the woman behind Florida's new fair legislative districts.
The Delta County Economic Development Alliance (EDA), received funding as well as kudos from city officials during the Escanaba City Council meeting Tuesday.
Kudos on trail grant.
Obama Victory Met With Global Kudos , Demands.
It's a tough task to run for office and kudos to all who give it a go.
1912 election results won kudos locally.
Packers' Matthews wins kudos from Fox's Howie Long.
Kudos to Texas A&M's EmpowerU.
Kudos to response teams.
Kudos to Pitman GOP for cutting sign clutter.
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In science:

Kudos to Sharon Toolan for preparing the manuscript with such great skill.
New Completeness Methods for Estimating Exoplanet Discoveries by Direct Detection
Kudo, “An accurate iterative reconstruction algorithm for sparse objects: Application to 3D blood vessel reconstruction from a limited number of projections,” Phy.
Convex optimization problem prototyping for image reconstruction in computed tomography with the Chambolle-Pock algorithm
Takigawa, I., Kudo, M. and Nakamura, A. (2009).
Prototype selection for interpretable classification
Kudo, T., Kouchi, A., Arakawa, M., Nakano, H., 2002.
Meteoritical and dynamical constraints on the growth mechanisms and formation times of asteroids and Jupiter
Akimichi Takemura, Taisei Kudo, and Hisayuki Hara.
Markov chain Monte Carlo test of toric homogeneous Markov chains
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