Definition of cum laude in English:

cum laude

Pronunciation: /kʌm ˈlɔːdi//kʊm ˈlaʊdeɪ/

adjective & adverb

North American
  • With distinction (with reference to university degrees and diplomas)

    [as adverb] ‘he received his A.B. Degree cum laude’
    [as adjective] ‘Kathy is a cum laude graduate of Pennsylvania State University’


Latin, literally with praise.


cum laude

/kʌm ˈlɔːdi//kʊm ˈlaʊdeɪ/