Word of the Day – Kudos

By November 4, 2018 Word of the Day

Kudos (noun)

kew-dos

Praise and honour received for an achievement.

Kudos comes from Greek and means ‘praise’. Despite appearances, it is not a plural form. This means that there is no singular form kudo and that the use of kudos as a plural, as in the following sentence, is incorrect: he received many kudos for his work (correct use is he received much kudos for his work)

Example sentences

“He deserves kudos for pulling that off.”

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