Definitions

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  • adj. Crowned with laurel, or with a laurel wreath; laureate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Crowned with laurel, or with a laurel wreath; laureate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Crowned or decorated with laurel, or with a laurel wreath; laureate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory

Etymologies

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laurel + -ed (past tense)

Examples

  • Wesleyan University ranks higher than the oft-laureled University of Chicago.

    Forbes College Rankings: Which Schools Made The Top 12? (PHOTOS)

  • She has been laureled with awards and grants, including the $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize from the Poetry Foundation.

    The Reluctant Poet Laureate

  • The realists involved in this extra-legal gambit included George H.W. Bush, Robert Gates, Caspar Weinberger and the much-laureled man of our current day, Colin Powell, who personally ordered the delivery of 4000 TOW anti-tank missiles to Iran.

    The Old American Century: Twenty Years of Realist Foreign Policy

  • The latter considerations were only second to his avarice; for, conscious that there was nothing in his person, conduct, character, or accomplishments, to command respect, he was greedy of power, and was, in his heart, as much a tyrant as any laureled conqueror on record.

    The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

  • He took us through into another room, small and completely overwhelmed by a huge wall painting of a laureled Pompey, this time dressed as Jupiter, complete with lightning bolts shooting from his fingers.

    Imperium

  • To the average fan reading a box score or charting a fantasy league, the kid was having a laureled rookie season.

    Foul Lines

  • Holmes, Bryant, Motley, Henry Clay, Dan Webster, and others of the laureled phalanx which has added so great and imperishable a lustre to the literature of the English tongue.

    West Indian Fables by James Anthony Froude Explained by J. J. Thomas

  • QUOTATION: The tadpole poet will never grow into anything bigger than a frog; not though in that stage of development he should puff and blow himself till he bursts with windy adulation at the heels of the laureled ox.

    Quotations

  • Not "ashes to ashes, dust to dust," but blossoms to blossoms, laurels to the laureled.

    Model Speeches for Practise

  • Saratoga, and there was a movement to replace Washington by this laureled victor.

    Washington and His Comrades in Arms; a chronicle of the War of Independence

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