homage homage  /ˈɑ mədʒ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) respectful deference

Usage(s):

  1. When he decided to become a musician himself, Santaolalla wanted to pay homage to his influences without aping them.
  2. With the homage they and their forefathers had always displayed to a maharajah's wife, the villagers touched foreheads to the dust, tossed marigold garlands and waved incense.

News

  1. Putin’s Central Banker Nabiullina Recites Verlaine as Regulator

    Vladimir Putin is handing the keys of his central bank to a poetry-loving Francophile who pays homage to the victims of Russia’s totalitarian past.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. New Music: Snoop Dogg 'Let The Bass Go'

    Snoop Lion lets loose with his contribution of the Turbo soundtrack with “Let the Bass Go.” Paying homage to past 80s rap hits, the Lion pop and locks his way across the track. Hitting theaters on July 16, Turbo stars Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Peña, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph. New Music: Snoop Dogg - "Let the Bass Go" “They approached me about doing a voice in the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

  3. Stock Upgrades: Say 'Cheers' to Boston Beer Co Inc

    Stocks paid appropriate homage to Jacques Cousteau on his birthday , with equities ending uncomfortably underwater amid a rising tide of red ink emanating from the Sea of Japan. (Investors
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "France of course wants to pay homage to your immense talent as an actor, your genius as a director and to your place in the world of cinema," Chirac said in a ceremony in the presidential Elysee Palace.
    on Feb 17, 2007 By: Jacques Chirac Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Told that she had been bleeped, Field responded: "Oh well. I've been there before. Well, good. I don't care. I have no comment other than, oh well. I said what I wanted to say. I wanted to pay homage to the mothers of the world, and let their work...
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Sally Field Source: Washington Post

  3. "The barbarism perpetrated on March 11, 2004, has left a deep imprint of pain on our collective memory, an imprint that stays with us as a homage to the victims," said Zapatero.
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Source: Guardian Unlimited

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