1. kudos

noun. ['ˈkuːdoʊs'] an expression of approval and commendation.


  • testimonial
  • eulogium
  • panegyric
  • praise
  • paean
  • pean
  • encomium
  • commendation
  • good word
  • superlative
  • congratulations
  • extolment
  • recommendation
  • eulogy
  • approval


  • criticize
  • uncomplimentary
  • disparage
  • discouragement


  • κῦδος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Kudos

  • barbados
  • cruzados
  • minardos
  • sandos

How to spell kudos? Is it qudus? Or kudus? Common misspellings are:

  • qudus
  • kudus

Example sentences of the word kudos

1. Verb, past participle
Writers don’t get kudos for thinking up interesting ideas with short shelf lives.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Give her extra kudos for her thoughtfulness in the form of an employee of the month nomination.

3. Noun, plural
Be lavish with your kudos and offer her a treat as well.

4. Verb, base form
While we missed their expert input, kudos to them for practicing what they preach!