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honoree Line breaks: hon|or¦ee
Pronunciation: /ˌɒnəˈriː/

Definition of honoree in English:


North American
A person who is honoured, especially by receiving an award at a public ceremony.
Example sentences
  • Attwell's sister Emily Crosswell gave the tribute to the honoree, who received the Ben Taub Humanitarian Award.
  • Every year, five honorees receive $50,000 each.
  • Nancy Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D., was one of 16 honorees receiving the Presidential National Medal of Science.
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