Definitions

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  • adj. Nonstandard spelling of honorific.
  • n. Nonstandard spelling of honorific.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The aide-de-camp, disapproving that Sharpe so often forgot to use the royal honourific, scowled, but the Emperor seemed relaxed.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Sharpe, noting that he had not been accorded the honourific of his rank, decided not to make an issue of it.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Sharpe, prickly with hurt pride, did not instantly respond and Ardiles shrugged, as though the use of the honourific did not really matter to him personally, even though he was going to insist on it.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Most reviews, such as the following from a 1977 edition of the Globe and Mail, felt the honourific was deserved:

    Torontoist

  • That is a wonderful honour … too bad he can't use the honourific but still a great reward for a lifetime of service.

    CNN Political Ticker

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