eulogy eulogy  /ˈ ju lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
  2. (n) a formal expression of praise

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Usage(s):

  • The president delivers emotional eulogy saluting Kennedy during funeral services in Boston Saturday.

News

  1. Carolyn Hax: Son of rage-filled woman wonders how to eulogize her

    I'm a middle-aged gay man, one of two sons raised by a widow with physical (and mental, I suspect) health issues that filled her with rage, which persists to this day, though she does function better. Anyway, two close friends of mine lost incredibly loving parents recently, and that has gotten me to thinking about what I could possibly say about mine in a eulogy.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Carolyn Hax: Writing a eulogy could help son come to peace with angry mother

    Readers offer suggestions for a man who is worried about writing a eulogy for his bitter, angry mother.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  3. Video: During Lautenberg eulogy, Biden draws on humor to comfort

    In rare form, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a heartfelt eulogy for the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., on Wednesday, keeping the crowd laughing as he recalled stories about Lautenberg's grandchildren, his trips on Amtrak, and the perils of a good eulogy, among other topics.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: CBS News

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Quotes

  1. "I told them, there's so much football left to be played," coach Bill Cowher said. "People were giving us a eulogy and writing our epitaph this whole week. Just don't get caught up in it."
    on Oct 18, 2006 By: Bill Cowher Source: USA Today

  2. "That was tough, to carry his casket out," Eddie George said. "Right after they said those kind words, they said the eulogy, reality set back in again, that he has to go to his final resting place. Knowing that's Steve's remains, that's his...
    on Jul 9, 2009 By: Eddie George Source: ESPN

  3. "I'd have to get Jay-Z," Lawrence agreed. "But I have a lot of favorites: 50 Cent, Eminem, LL Cool J, Ice Cube - don't get me started on all of the rappers that I would want to do my eulogy. If there is anyone's name I left out, believe me,...
    on Apr 16, 2010 By: Martin Lawrence Source: MTV.com

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