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.
"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).