Laureate in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Laureate

(sometimes postpositive) Crowned, or decked, with laurel. | (intransitive) To honor with a wreath of laurel, as formerly was done in bestowing a degree at English universities. | (dated) One crowned with laurel, such as a poet laureate or Nobel laureate.

Short Example Sentence for Laureate

  • 1. The poet laureate of England. 🔊
  • 2. The Lilliput Laureate for to be! 🔊
  • 3. Court Laureate Too Frank. 🔊
  • 4. Thanks, cousin; it is you who should be the laureate of the garden. 🔊
  • 5. I do not know whether the great laureate ever sailed these seas. 🔊
  • 6. I dare say that our popular Laureate has had similar experiences. 🔊
  • 7. He's the laureate of the Empire, at any rate. 🔊
  • 8. He was appointed poet laureate in 1913, following Alfred Austin. 🔊
  • 9. From 1843 till his death in 1850 he was Poet Laureate of England. 🔊
  • 10. Hearken to Nature's own high priest, turned laureate of the garden! 🔊
  • 11. Eusden: Laurence Eusden, Poet Laureate 1718-30, often ridiculed by Pope. 🔊
  • 12. By J. RAMBOSSON, Laureate of the Institute of France. 🔊

How to use Laureate in a Sentence?

  • 1. That period about 'the sunlight on the rippled hair' would have done credit to a laureate in love. 🔊
  • 2. The Poet Laureate has written his own song on the hearts of his countrymen that can never die. 🔊
  • 3. It was understood that he would be appointed poet laureate upon the death of Alfred Austin. 🔊
  • 4. In 1785 he was made Poet Laureate on the strength of his early poems and later scholarship. 🔊
  • 5. With gay guitar, and whiskey from Leith, Will he be crowned with the Laureate wreath? 🔊
  • 6. Robert Southey (1774-1843) was Poet Laureate of England from 1815 till his death. 🔊
  • 7. Love's laureate crown Italian Petrarch won; Friendship's we twine for British Tennyson. 🔊
  • 8. There a poet laureate may hold an independent and dignified position, conscious of his own worth, and of the support of the nation. 🔊
  • 9. The messenger who came to tell Tasso the laureate crown had been decreed him, found him dying in a convent. 🔊
  • 10. Marvell, who played the part of Laureate during the Protectorate, produced two songs for the conventionally joyful occasion. 🔊
  • 11. Two suns in one day, two triumphs of liberty in one age, is a miracle which I hope the laureate will hail in appropriate verse. 🔊
  • 12. Southey as Poet Laureate was a favourite target for satirical quips and cranks on the part of Byron. 🔊
  • 13. A man of means, of fashion, of the world, what to-day would be called a gentleman, he might have been laureate of the Empire. 🔊
  • 14. To visit the old home of one who was Poet Laureate of England is no small event in the life of a book-lover. 🔊
  • 15. If any living poet deserves to be called the laureate of democracy, that poet is Gilbert K. Chesterton. 🔊
  • 16. In due course, Laureate Jonson shared the fate of all potentates, and was gathered to the laurelled of Elysium. 🔊
  • 17. His invention was not sufficiently alert, his dialogue not sufficiently lively, for a species of poetry which it was the principal duty of the Laureate to furnish. 🔊
  • 18. The Poet Laureate gave me a glass of sack, the royal beverage of poets, of more exquisite flavour than I had tasted before. 🔊