Definition of 'accolade'
Video: pronunciation of 'accolade'
Example sentences containing 'accolade'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Those aspects involve what is actually going on behind all the great grades and accolades. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Olive received many accolades for his myriad contributions across the field of theoretical physics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At the time he was the youngest person to win the accolade. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Cool replaced hot as the highest accolade for good jazz. Christianity Today (2000)That is a flawed accolade and not one he rushes to accept. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The performance won her great accolades and a new celebrity status. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And her penchant for the birds has won her one of the highest accolades in wildlife circles. The Sun (2016)All those accolades that no one at all has been showering upon me? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Perhaps it is regarded as a great accolade to be the defensive dynamo. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not that this accolade says a great deal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Has that accolade put people off? Times, Sunday Times (2007)He won many awards and accolades. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In my opinion, that is the highest accolade an artist can give another. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That's one culinary accolade per thousand residents. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Quite an accolade, but one hard to dispute. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I ask how winning the accolade has affected them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Michelin star wars: are the culinary ratings the highest accolade in food or a pain in the neck? Times, Sunday Times (2012)If he continues playing as he is and is overlooked when the accolades are handed out, we will have our answer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That is not an accolade I hand out lightly based on the back of one good season. The Sun (2015)They report he received that accolade Just once). Times, Sunday Times (2013)Surely it should have been an accolade awarded on a daily, if not hourly, basis. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Second, people have to want to do the task, not just receive the accolades. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now there are two, as the Quay has just been awarded the top accolade. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'accolade'
Used Occasionally. accolade is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'accolade'
British English: accolade NOUN
If someone is given an accolade, something is done or said about them which shows how much people admire them.
The Nobel prize has become the ultimate accolade in the sciences.
Definition of accolade from the Collins English Dictionary
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.