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word of honor

Definition of word of honor

  1. :  a promise that one will do something, that something is true, etc. <I give you my word of honor that I will pay the money back.>



Word by Word Definitions

wordplay
  1. :  something that is said

    :  talk, discourse

    :  the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. :  speak

    :  to express in words :  phrase

honorplay
  1. :  good name or public esteem :  reputation

    :  a showing of usually merited respect :  recognition

    :  privilege

  1. :  to regard or treat (someone) with admiration and respect :  to regard or treat with honor

    :  to give special recognition to :  to confer honor on

    :  to live up to or fulfill the terms of


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