honorarium honorarium  /ˌɑ nə ˈrɛ ri əm/


  • (n) a fee paid for a nominally free service


  1. Such assertions earned her 15 minutes of notoriety and a reputed five- figure honorarium.
  2. He received an honorarium of 100 for writing birthday poems for the royal family.
  3. The three drew $10,000 from the magazine's funds to cover their trip expenses as well as the honorarium.


  • Local students wins Counseling and Therapy Services scholarship

    The 2013 Counseling and Therapy Services annual scholarship was awarded to seniors Monica Galasso, and an honorarium to Emily Ousouljoglou by Dr. Barbara Ronca, LCSW at the Bridgewater Raritan Regional High School Awards ceremony last week. This award is presented...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Somerset Messenger-Gazette


  1. "He has always been helpful to me," Dosanjh said. "I didn't even remember the honorarium."
    on May 18, 2010 By: Ujjal Dosanjh Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. The suit "was never about my honorarium, it was about the First Amendment," Kohn said yesterday. "The judge is now going to craft an injunction which specifies exactly what the Department of Education must do or can't do in the future, as a...
    on Aug 7, 2006 By: Alfie Kohn Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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