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1. laureate

noun. ['ˈlɔriːət'] someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath.

Synonyms

  • Nobel Laureate
  • Nobelist
  • poet laureate

Antonyms

  • unjust
  • immoral
  • unworthy
  • dishonest

Etymology

  • laureatus (Latin)
  • -atus (Latin)

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2. laureate

adjective. ['ˈlɔriːət'] worthy of the greatest honor or distinction.

Synonyms

  • honorable

Antonyms

  • ignoble
  • disreputable

Etymology

  • laureatus (Latin)
  • -atus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word laureate


1. Adjective
Born the son of England's poet laureate Cecil-Day Lewis April 29, 1957 in London, Daniel Day Lewis studied acting at the Bristol Old Vic School.

2. Noun, singular or mass
According to the Poetry Foundation website, he has won the Pulitzer prize more than once, and at one time he was considered the unofficial poet laureate of the United States.

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