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Definitions and Synonyms of laureate | Another word for laureate | What is laureate?

Definition 1: someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath - [noun denoting person]

(laureate is a kind of ...) a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments

(... is a kind of laureate ) winner of a Nobel prize

(... is a kind of laureate ) the poet officially appointed to the royal household in Great Britain

"the poet laureate is expected to provide poems for great national occasions"

Definition 2: worthy of the greatest honor or distinction - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where laureate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag

(laureate is similar to ...) worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

"an honorable man" "led an honorable life" "honorable service to his country"

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