noun, plural eu·lo·gies.
Examples from the Web for eulogy
In his eulogy for Rosa Parks, Jesse Jackson gave a history lesson to the American people—and to then President George W. Bush.
“I will, at any point in my life, other than giving a eulogy, try to make people laugh,” he said.
This eulogy was given at Arlington National Cemetery two weeks later.A Man to Believe In: Eulogy for Marine Master Sergeant Aaron Torian|Elliot Ackerman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Any of her teen children with a license were fair game to recruit as well,” her son, Thomas, would say in his eulogy.Remembering Ma Laureys, the Mother of 10 Christie Slandered to Win His First Election|Michael Daly|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The eulogy ends before it begins and Thackeray is barely alluded to again, let alone revered.John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature|Malcolm Forbes|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The last few months of Warry's life had won him this eulogy—the work which he had done for Evelyn.The Main Chance|Meredith Nicholson
One can almost hear a eulogist winding himself up to strike his eulogy that comes out sententious, pompous, and full of self.The Journal of a Disappointed Man|Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
The eulogy he paid his wife, whom he acknowledged to be the inspiration to his life, was most beautiful.The Nation Behind Prison Bars|George L. Herr
But I conclude it with one master-stroke of eulogy—He was the opposite of these men.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
This eulogy was an ovation and nothing more; it was not the truth, or meant to be the truth.Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume I (of 3)|James Dennistoun
British Dictionary definitions for eulogy
noun plural -gies
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Culture definitions for eulogy
Words of praise, often for a dead person, but also a staple in introducing speakers, in nominating candidates, and on other such occasions. (Compare elegy.)