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honorable mention

noun

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of honorable mention

  1. :  a distinction conferred (as in a contest or exhibition) on works or persons of exceptional merit but not deserving of top honors

1862

First Known Use of honorable mention

1862

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