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Meaning of HONORIFIC

Pronunciation:  `ânu'rifik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an expression of respect; "the Japanese use many honorifics"
  2. [adj]  conferring or showing honor or respect; "honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession"
 

HONORIFIC is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: respectful
 
 See Also: expression, formulation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hon`or*if"ic\, a. [See {Honor}, {-fy}, and {-ic}.]
Conferring honor; tending to honor. --London. Spectator.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: appellation, appellative, attentive, binomen, binomial name, byname, byword, cap in hand, ceremonious, cognomen, cognominal, courteous, cryptonym, deferential, denomination, designation, diminutive, dutiful, empty title, epithet, epithetic, eponym, euonym, formal, handle, honor, honorable, honorary, hypocoristic, hyponym, in name only, label, moniker, name, namesake, nomen, nomen nudum, nominal, nominative, proper name, proper noun, quasi, regardful, respectful, scientific name, secret name, self-called, self-christened, self-styled, so-called, soi-disant, style, tag, tautonym, title, titular, titulary, trinomen, trinomial name, would-be
 

 

 

 

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