Definition of testimonial in English:
1A formal statement testifying to someone’s character and qualifications.
- Around 70 more residents wrote individual testimonials and character references.
- Bernard Gateshill, for Mancey, handed a huge bundle of character testimonials to the judge and explained that his client had been suffering from depression at the time of the incident.
- Instead, work history and character testimonials are deemed important.
1.1A public tribute to someone and to their achievements.
- Guests will hear tributes and testimonials about the career, but only a little of the tension and trauma of that political life.
- However, most medals and testimonials are presented for courage.
- She was presented with a testimonial on vellum, personally signed by society president Princess Alexandra, during the ceremony, at the Austrian Ambassador's residence in west London.
2(In sport) a game or event held in honour of a player, who typically receives part of the income generated: [as modifier]: a testimonial match
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- Fans, team mates, family and friends are expected at the War Memorial Ground on Tuesday night for a testimonial game in honour of former Carshalton Athletic player Neil Robson.
- His season on the pitch has not been too eye-catching but his selfless act in donating the receipts of his testimonial game to children's charities is one of the greatest things a Premiership footballer had done this season.
- Radebe is donating the £500,000 that his testimonial game earned to charity, a gesture which is thoroughly in character.