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guest of honor

Definition of guest of honor

  1. :  a person who is being specially honored <She will be the guest of honor at the banquet.>



Word by Word Definitions

guestplay
  1. :  a person entertained in one's house

    :  a person to whom hospitality is extended

    :  a person who pays for the services of an establishment (as a hotel or restaurant)

  1. :  to receive as a guest

    :  to appear as a guest

honorplay
  1. :  good name or public esteem :  reputation

    :  a showing of usually merited respect :  recognition

    :  privilege

  1. :  to regard or treat (someone) with admiration and respect :  to regard or treat with honor

    :  to give special recognition to :  to confer honor on

    :  to live up to or fulfill the terms of


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