[koo-doh, kyoo-]

noun, plural ku·dos for 2.

honor; glory; acclaim: No greater kudo could have been bestowed.
a statement of praise or approval; accolade; compliment: one kudo after another.

Origin of kudo

1925–30; back formation from kudos1, construed as a plural

Usage note

See kudos1.
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  • From Kumaishi to Kudo numerous reefs extend out at sea, and small headlands afford a safe anchorage to junks.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu

    A. H. Savage Landor