honorable mention


honorable mention

noun

: 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

1862

Rhymes with HONORABLE MENTION

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: honorable ordinary
Previous Word in the Dictionary: honorable discharge
All Words Near: honorable mention

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up honorable mention? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).