noun hon·o·rar·i·um \ˌä-nə-ˈrer-ē-əm\

: an amount of money paid for a service

plural hon·o·rar·ia\-ē-ə\ also hon·o·rar·i·ums

Full Definition of HONORARIUM

:  a payment for a service (as making a speech) on which custom or propriety forbids a price to be set

Examples of HONORARIUM

  1. We are willing to offer a small honorarium that we hope you will accept for judging the competition.


Latin, from neuter of honorarius
First Known Use: 1658


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