Knighthood - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnaɪthʊd|  American pronunciation of the word knighthood
Brit.  |ˈnʌɪthʊd|  British pronunciation of the word knighthood


- aristocrats holding the rank of knight


The Queen awarded a knighthood to the famous actor.

For their bravery, they were rewarded with knighthood.

...the British monarch continues to confer knighthood on those who are outstanding in their fields of endeavor...

...lowly bowing before his king, he accepted his knighthood...

The Queen has bestowed a knighthood on him.

Galahad and Lancelot epitomize the knighthood

as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood

but at any rate he got a knighthood for it

Word forms

singular: knighthood
plural: knighthoods
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