Simple Definition of honorarium
: an amount of money paid for a service
Full Definition of honorarium
plural honorariaplay \-ē-ə\ also honorariums
: a payment for a service (as making a speech) on which custom or propriety forbids a price to be set
Examples of honorarium in a sentence
We are willing to offer a small honorarium that we hope you will accept for judging the competition.
Origin of honorarium
Latin, from neuter of honorarius
First Known Use: 1658
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Britannica English: Translation of "honorarium" for Arabic speakers
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