- an archivolt or hood molding having more or less the form of an ogee arch.
- a decoration having more or less the form of an ogee arch, cut into a lintel or flat arch.
Origin of accolade
OTHER WORDS FROM accoladeac·co·lad·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH accoladeaccoladed , accolated
How to use accolade in a sentence
In “Just as I Am,” Tyson reveals what it’s like to be on the receiving end of all these accolades.In ‘Just as I Am,’ actress Cicely Tyson reflects on 96 years of a life well lived|Tre'vell Anderson|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
You could say that Rivers’s lack of individual accolades stemmed from the steep competition at the quarterback position during his career, but even then he doesn’t quite compare to the position’s greats in anything but career-long counting metrics.Sorry, but Philip Rivers is not a Hall of Fame quarterback|Neil Greenberg|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Maya Angelou had a multi-hyphenated career and numerous awards and accolades, including over 50 honorary doctorates and a Presidential Medal of Freedom.Dr. Maya Angelou Honored With A Barbie Doll|Brande Victorian|January 15, 2021|Essence.com
As time has gone on for me, the accolades, accomplishments and various indications of world success have accumulated, but the desire for unmerited love with complete and total acceptance for my still existing.How To Find Freedom From Grief|Jasmine Grant|January 7, 2021|Essence.com
With 10 Grammy wins, a half-century-long parade of country music accolades, and more lifetime achievement awards than any mere mortal could achieve in a lifetime, Parton may not have much room on her mantle for another statuette.20 Things That Went Strangely, Wonderfully Right in 2020|cleaf2013|December 31, 2020|Fortune
It won much more help than Macedonia and is universally accoladed by the West.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin