noun (plural same)
A success in terms of critical appreciation, as opposed to popularity or commercial gain: the show was a succès d’estime
More example sentences
- Today the aristocratic liberals continue to enjoy a succès d'estime, a phenomenon that makes one wonder whether they have not succeeded in at least some of their educational goals after all.
- It's also where more lofty producers are crafting traditionalist wines, both red and white, that have enjoyed considerable succès d'estime.
French, literally 'success of opinion'.
More definitions of succès d'estimeDefinition of succès d'estime in:
- The US English dictionary