- 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Related Wordsovation, applause, acclamation, admiration, commendation, homage, blessing, courtesy, adulation, endorsement, tribute, approval, cheer, acclaim, approbation, compliment, bouquet, confirmation, sanction, respects
Examples from the Web for kudo
The pilot deserves every kudo he's getting but don't forget to thank the plane.Let's Hear It for the Plane
January 16, 2009
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