Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: accolade
IPA transcription: ['ækəl,eɪd]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels
    Meaning: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
Usage examples
  • King Mark assented with reluctance; Tristram received the accolade, which conferred knighthood upon him, and the place and time were assigned for the encounter.
  • 'Becky,' he continued, lingering over the word, thinking of the privilege of its use as an accolade conferred by her, 'you need not speak when I have finished; I'll go away then.'