View synonyms for testimonial


[ tes-tuh-moh-nee-uhl ]


  1. a written declaration certifying to a person's character, conduct, or qualifications, or to the value, excellence, etc., of a thing; a letter or written statement of recommendation.
  2. something given or done as an expression of esteem, admiration, or gratitude.


  1. pertaining to or serving as a testimonial:

    a testimonial dinner for the retiring dean.


/ ˌtɛstɪˈməʊnɪəl /


    1. a recommendation of the character, ability, etc, of a person or of the quality of a consumer product or service, esp by a person whose opinion is valued
    2. ( as modifier )

      testimonial advertising

  1. a formal statement of truth or fact
  2. a tribute given for services or achievements
  3. a sports match to raise money for a particular player


  1. of or relating to a testimony or testimonial

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Testimonial is sometimes wrongly used where testimony is meant: his re-election is a testimony (not a testimonial ) to his popularity with his constituents

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Word History and Origins

Origin of testimonial1

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English word from Late Latin word testimōniālis. See testimony, -al 1

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Example Sentences

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He was trying to sell the case for military action with the testimonial equivalent of Falstaffian soliloquies.

“Each paired-testimonial should have an ‘unexpected’ participant,” the documents say.

So I take it as a kind of testimonial that I finished second as "most disliked," behind Meghan McCain.

But after 18 months of writing and editing, she has delivered her testimonial to them—and to us.

In 1871 a testimonial and address were presented to him by representatives of most of the religious bodies in Scotland.

It is not the fortune of many more brilliant statesmen to earn this testimonial to character.

Like all patent medicines, Sanatogen is exploited by the testimonial route.

He received $10.00 when he gave his testimonial "to get his picture taken."

If any such testimonial was ever awarded to Little Sam, diligent search has failed to reveal it.


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