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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: laureate (0.00767 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to laureate.
English → English
adj : worthy of the greatest honor or distinction; “The nation's
pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his
- James Traub
n : someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone
crowned with a laurel wreath
English → English
, a. [L. laureatus, fr. laurea laurel tree,
fr. laureus of laurel, fr. laurus laurel: cf. F. laur['e]at.
Crowned, or decked, with laurel. --Chaucer.
To strew the laureate hearse where Lycid lies.
Soft on her lap her laureate son reclines. --Pope.
(b) One who received an honorable degree in grammar,
including poetry and rhetoric, at the English
universities; -- so called as being presented with a
wreath of laurel. [Obs.]
(b) Formerly, an officer of the king's household, whose
business was to compose an ode annually for the king's
birthday, and other suitable occasions; now, a poet
officially distinguished by such honorary title, the
office being a sinecure. It is said this title was first
given in the time of Edward IV. [Eng.]
(c) A poet who has been publicly recognized as the most
pre-eminent poet of a country or region; as, the poet
laureate of the United States.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
1. One crowned with laurel; a poet laureate. “A learned
2. A person who has been presented with an award for some
distinguished achievement; as, a Nobel laureate; the Pris
de Rome laureate; the Music Director Laureate; the
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Laureated
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Laureating
To honor with a wreath of laurel, as formerly was done in
bestowing a degree at the English universities.