She deserves some kudos—at least it was a cheap and organic alternative to liposuction.
kudos to Ex-Mayor Mike, whose Harvard commencement address called for inclusion of more conservatives in higher education.
kudos to Spacey for being a good sport, but if we're honest, his moves look more Tampa than Mumbai.
kudos to Zbigniew Brzezinski for advancing the discussion on Haiti.
kudos to King, that image has stuck with me all these years.
Then I'd have the freedom of the unmarried, with the kudos of the married.
He heaved a sigh as he thought of the kudos which might have been his.
A French scientist robs Benjamin Franklin of the kudos of his lightning-rod.
But he could, and he would, get what was dear to him—the recognition and the kudos to which he was entitled!
And compared with the kudos that would be hers, even the foregone royalty fell away into the background.
"fame, renown," 1799, probably originally in university slang, from Greek kydos "glory, fame," especially in battle, literally "that which is heard of" (see caveat). A singular noun in Greek, but the final -s often is mistaken as a plural suffix in English, leading to the barbarous back-formation kudo (attested by 1936).