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

  • n. Usage Problem A praising remark; an accolade or compliment: "Children's book author Virginia Hamilton added another kudo to her prize-laden career” ( Calvin Reid). See Usage Note at kudos.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A compliment or praise.


Back-formation from kudos.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Back-formation from kudos, as if it were a plural with -s. (Wiktionary)



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