honorary honorary  /ˈɑ nə ˌrɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) given as an honor without the normal duties

Usage(s):

  1. In another scenario, Greek politicians speculate, he could make her an honorary parliamentary member.
  2. At the University of Chicago, Barth will receive an honorary doctorate of divinity, deliver five lectures on evangelical theology.

News

  1. Montana federal judge receives honorary doctorate

    A federal judge in Missoula has received an honorary doctorate from University College Cork in Cork, Ireland.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Montana Kaimin

  2. Walsh College to Confer Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree Upon Citigroup Chief Innovation Officer Debby Hopkins at June ...

    TROY, Mich., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Walsh College will confer an honorary doctor of laws degree upon its keynote speaker, Citigroup's Chief Innovation Officer, Debby Hopkins , at its 101 st Commencement ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Honorary Mayor campaign countdown

    Honorary Mayor candidate Lyle Thomas, left, and his campaign manager Pam Hardwick, right, had a busy weekend. On Saturday, Hardwick hosted her annual Yahtzee Tournament at the Y Saloon to benefit the Lucerne Valley Youth Project, and on Sunday, supporters of Thomas’s candidacy converged on the saloon for a poker run fundraiser. After several remaining campaign fundraisers for Thomas and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Lucerne Valley Leader

Quotes

  1. Lumley said before the hearing: "My own father served with the Gurkhas for 30 years. Indeed, he saw action as a Chindit in Burma with Victoria Cross winner Honorary Lieutenant Tul Bahadur Pun. Like so many people in Britain I am ashamed at how...
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Joanna Lumley Source: ITN

  2. "By the authority vested in me, which I just invented, we would like to make you an honorary member of the NASA astronaut corps," Lopez-Alegria said, pinning wings onto Reiter's shirt.
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Michael Lopez-Alegria Source: International Herald Tribune

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