Synonyms for laureate

Synonyms for (noun) laureate

Synonyms: laureate

Definition: someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath

Similar words: honoree

Definition: a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments

Synonyms for (adjective) laureate

Synonyms: laureate

Definition: worthy of the greatest honor or distinction

Usage: The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag- James Traub

Similar words: honorable, honourable

Definition: worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect

Usage: an honorable man; led an honorable life; honorable service to his country