Definitions

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  • adj. honorable, honourable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Honorable.

Etymologies

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From Old French honoros, onoros.

Examples

  • It's a fixed number and it's not, hopefully not as honorous (ph) as it once was.

    CNN Transcript Aug 22, 2009

  • "Maope, although not keen in taking this huge task of being the head of government, is certainly not going to chicken out when he is called on to pertform this honorous and challenging duty," the source said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • However, there are far bigger countries with equally honorous debt or even higher.

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