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Kudos in a Sentence

Examples of kudos in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of kudos, followed by 44 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


kudos(ko͞oˈdōzˌ, -dōsˌ, -dŏsˌ, kyo͞oˈ-)

(noun) - an expression of approval and commendation

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EXAMPLES - Kudos in a Sentence

  1. No 'kudos' to be got out of it in case of success. (source)
  2. We are enormously pleased that you're giving "kudos" to OK! (source)
  3. I can't believe I just wrote "kudos"-that was so wack of me. (source)
  4. Paulson laments not getting more 'kudos' for saving the economy. (source)
  5. All the gunners down this way passed us all sorts of 'kudos' over it. (source)
  6. But you won't lose any 'kudos' -- I'm quite satisfied with you so far. (source)
  7. Returning stolen da Vinci painting would bring me 'kudos', solicitor tells court (source)
  8. Gerris Wilkinson: I will give him 'kudos' since he led the team with six tackles. (source)
  9. This is not the first judge nominated by Obama that received kudos from the right. (source)
  10. You give "kudos" to "scientific evidence" that supports your personal views and the (source)
  11. Looks like they will all get the "kudos" for "voluntarily" giving up the pension ... (source)
  12. At 5 pm or so they let us in, and once again kudos to Soldier Field for maintaining calm. (source)
  13. I judge that our speaker obtained some kudos from the settlement of the '67 U.A.W. strike. (source)
  14. They certainly got a lot of kudos from the Americans and we were very grateful for their contribution. (source)
  15. So sooner or later the glamour of fame and fortune, cash and kudos, is likely to have some effect on you. (source)
  16. "I have to say 'kudos' to the governor, for sure," said Deb Thomas, an organizer with the landowner group. (source)
  17. If he thinks his insincerity is going to earn any kudos from the Brits he can pack his bags and go elsewhere. (source)
  18. But I don't want this thread getting loaded with comments such as kudos, when is it coming, that's great, etc, etc. (source)
  19. Schools that successfully encourage high-impact activities win kudos from the National Survey of Student Engagement. (source)
  20. I took a trip to SD for pheashants and had a blast (pun intented) and got kudos from the guide for my shooting skills. (source)
  21. A solicitor thought that helping to recover a stolen Leonardo da Vinci painting would bring him 'kudos', a court heard. (source)
  22. I just want a quick thought from both of you as you see Ted Kennedy getting that kind of -- that kind of kudos if you will. (source)
  23. Penrose isn't really all that interested in kudos or million-dollar prizes, or even 'proving' his theoretics to the upstarts. (source)
  24. It seemed hard lines to be wandering like sentimental travelers about the country, instead of gaining "kudos" on the Peninsula. (source)
  25. Only a few days after Jack's big news, another round of kudos is in order for my friend Mike "Cheno" Chenoweth and his lovely wife Kim. (source)
  26. Passenger Jeff Kolodjay offered "kudos" to Sullenberger for a landing that minimized damage to the aircraft and its 155 passengers and crew. (source)
  27. Point is, we have a critical elite and a commercial elite, the most respected writers (as signified in kudos) and the most popular (as signified in cash). (source)
  28. An acquaintance who is the head of a university research organization believes that the singular form of "kudos" is "kudo" - "Let's give a big kudo to Larry!" (source)
  29. Suffice to say, no, they don't, is the answer I'll give ... youre right its for the 'kudos' of mothers saying 'my daughters at university -- dont you know' ... (source)
  30. "In an environment where old is like 100 years, some malls will survive merely because they've got that kind of kudos of being almost like antiques," James said. (source)
  31. The decision won kudos from the business community and scathing criticism from a coalition of liberal groups that had championed the bill as a basic worker right. (source)
  32. We can connect with each other, give each other "kudos", blog, update our profile photo and form, join, and interact with groups (organic associations on topic X) etc. (source)
  33. Moreover, I could not disagree with you more about the idea of giving "kudos" to Sullivan's camp for their decison to present us with a video that focuses on a more intimate, (source)
  34. O'Brien said he gives "kudos" to Gundersen for his persistence in asking about the pipes, but bristled at the suggestion that his department should have been equally as persistent. (source)
  35. Opened in 2006, the 52-story tower is New York City's first green building and has won kudos from the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Green Building Council, among others. (source)
  36. In closing, however, I have to give props (that's "kudos" to anyone over fifty) to Senator Obama for a point he made in his historic acceptance speech: this campaign isn't about ME, it's about YOU. (source)
  37. However, the idea that the kudos distribution system can be corrupted such that all or even the majority of a work's kudos is actually unwarranted hype born of bribes and bandwagons is just as naive. (source)
  38. I suppose you won't win any kudos from the blue noses ... but what's gonna happen when your child grows up and discovers the REAL obscenities ... like an unnecessary war of choice that turned into a tragic and costly disaster. (source)
  39. When a film comes with those kind of kudos, you feel an obligation, walking into the theater, to give it the benefit of the doubt, which I did; it melted away, slowly but surely, over the course of the picture's two and a half hours. (source)
  40. First off, critics are just a subset of writers, really, and the kudos distribution system of the strange fiction community makes the system more of a network of peers than the hierarchy of the classic literary establishment where kudos is bestowed by academic/journalistic authorities. (source)
  41. Undaunted, Israel's Foreign Ministry has already set up a "morning after" taskforce, with a key challenge to keep both Hamas and Iran out of what is expected to be a major international effort to rebuild Gaza, lest either reaps the kind of kudos Hezbollah did in the reconstruction of south Lebanon after an Israeli invasion in 2006. (source)
  42. I used to employ hundreds of these girls and boys on just over the minimum wage in call centres and similar - it was one of the only jobs they could secure despite getting 2-1s, even from what used to be regarded as decent universities. youre right its for the 'kudos' of mothers saying 'my daughters at university -- dont you know' ... (source)
  43. I mean, the dilemma you identify with your own work -- if you reckon you alienated some of the readers you wanted most to reach by making PoN too "literary" ... isn't that just your own aesthetics pushing it more towards the book you (and, by extension, your "choir") want to read ... rather than a hunger for kudos from the critics and academics pushing it towards the book you think they want to read? (source)
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Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 44 example sentences provided below is 55.0, which suggests that "kudos" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.


KUDOS SYNONYMS

We have 26 synonyms for kudos.

PR, applause, credit, distinction, eminence, esteem, fame, flattery, glory, honor, illustriousness, laudation, notability, pat on the back, plaudits, plum, preeminence, prestige, prominence, puff, pumping up, raves, regard, renown, repute, strokes


KUDOS ANTONYMS

We have 10 antonyms for kudos.

blame, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, dishonor, disregard, disrespect, ill repute, lowliness, unimportance


PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION

Pronunciation: (ko͞oˈdōzˌ, -dōsˌ, -dŏsˌ, kyo͞oˈ-)

Syllabification: ‖Ku-dos-ku


DEFINITIONS

View up to 25 definitions of kudos from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.


from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) Acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) Praise; accolades.
  2. (noun) Plural form of kudo.
  3. (noun) Credit for one's achievements

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) Glory; fame; renown; praise.
  2. (verb-transitive) To praise; to extol; to glorify.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) Glory; fame; renown.
  2. (None) To bestow kudos on; glorify.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (noun) an expression of approval and commendation