Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The recipient of an honor.

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  • n. One who receives an honor or award.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments. Correlative of honorer or conferrer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments

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Examples

  • If selected, he would be the sixth honoree from the first round of the 1983 draft.

    In '08, Green could be next from Class of '83 into Hall

  • Tom Isherwood, a First Team honoree, is a trilingual double major earning a concurrent master's degree.

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  • Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, the honoree is committed to an endless duty.

    Kim Dae-jung - Nobel Lecture

  • Last year's winter term honoree was Missouri gymnast Alicia Hatcher.

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  • This year's honoree is Tina Howe, author of Painting Churches, Museum, and The Art of Dining.

    April 2005

  • Senate records show that Murray, also the chairwoman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, was named in so-called honoree payments of more than $1 million from lobbyists since 2008.

    The Seattle Times

  • The honoree is a 1987 graduate of Ringgold High School and lives in Ooltewah with husband Jason.

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  • Although her honoree was a no-show (she was closeted to prepare for her big speech tonight), Mrs. Schlafly, a durable giant of the conservative movement, gave a rousing stemwinder.

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  • To quote Leo Rosten in The Joys of Yiddish (McGraw-Hill, 1968): "To call a woman ` a real baleboosteh 'is to bestow high praise indeed: It means the honoree is a splendid cook, baker, laundress, and, above all, keeps so immaculate a home that ` you can eat off the floor ...'" (p. 30).

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  • In 2001, the honoree was the late Marshall County Commission Chairman Billy Cannon.

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