Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Usage Problem A praising remark; an accolade or compliment.

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  • noun nonstandard, proscribed A compliment or praise.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from kudos.]

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Back-formation from kudos, as if it were a plural with -s.

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