Simple Definition of honorable mention
: an award or special praise given to someone who has done something extremely well but who has not won any of the official prizes
Full Definition of honorable mention
: a distinction conferred (as in a contest or exhibition) on works or persons of exceptional merit but not deserving of top honors
First Known Use of honorable mention
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up honorable mention? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).