Associations to the word «Laureate»


LAUREATE, adjective. Crowned, or decked, with laurel.
LAUREATE, noun. (dated) One crowned with laurel; a poet laureate.
LAUREATE, noun. A graduate of a university.
LAUREATE, verb. (intransitive) To honor with a wreath of laurel, as formerly was done in bestowing a degree at English universities.

Dictionary definition

LAUREATE, noun. Someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath.
LAUREATE, adjective. Worthy of the greatest honor or distinction; "The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag"- James Traub.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis