kudo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from kudos, as if it were a plural with -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kudo (plural kudos)

  1. (nonstandard, proscribed) A compliment or praise.
    • 1929 February 18, "Harkness Lampooned"[1], in Time,
      Tycoon George Fisher Baker built Harvard's Business School in 1924, was given a kudo Ph.D.
    • 2001, Terry T. Lankford et al., Controlling Pilot Error: Controlled Flight Into Terrain[2], ISBN 0071374116, page 49:
      At this point we need to give this pilot a kudo.
    • 2004, Suzanne Paola, Tell It Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Nonfiction[3], ISBN 0071444947, page 162:
      We still feel a kudo for one of us is a kudo for the group, as we have nurtured, edited, and prodded each other for much of our writing careers.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkudo̞ˣ]
  • Hyphenation: ku‧do

Verb[edit]

kudo

  1. Indicative present connegative form of kutoa.
  2. Second person singular imperative present form of kutoa.
  3. Second person singular imperative present connegative form of kutoa.

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kudo (plural kudi)

  1. (anatomy) elbow

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