guest of honor

noun phrase

: a person who is being specially honored
She will be the guest of honor at the banquet.

Examples of guest of honor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Quibi’s foray into the short-content realm was akin to the latecomer at a party—not exactly crashing it, but certainly not the guest of honor. Will Daniel, Fortune, 9 July 2024 This is someone who built her outfits around her megawatt Van Cleef & Arpels diamonds, and who once flounced out of a 1965 Beverly Hills dinner before Princess Margaret, the guest of honor, had even arrived, after taking objection to the seating plan. Hayley Maitland, Vogue, 29 June 2024 The guest of honor was Dita Von Teese, who surprised guests by closing the runway show with her iconic Champagne glass striptease on the venue’s hydraulic stage, complete with a working fountain. Joelle Diderich, WWD, 27 June 2024 Actor and filmmaker Asia Argento will be guest of honor at this year’s Neuchatel Int’l Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF), a choice the NIFFF director sees as emblematic of the festival’s own self-image. Ben Croll, Variety, 27 June 2024 Michael Douglas Set As Guest Of Honor Of 50th Deauville Film Festival Michael Douglas will be guest of honor at the 50th Deauville American Film Festival. Melanie Goodfellow, Deadline, 27 June 2024 Moreno is the guest of honor at the United Way Women United Power of the Purse Luncheon and Silent Auction Presented by KeyBank Key4Women on June 6 at the Connecticut Convention Center. Christopher Arnott, Hartford Courant, 29 May 2024 Dolphins wide receiver Jaylen Waddle was the guest of honor. Chris Perkins, Sun Sentinel, 13 June 2024 It has been confirmed that the guest of honor King Charles will be in attendance amid his cancer treatment, alongside Queen Camilla. Kelsie Gibson, Peoplemag, 12 June 2024

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“Guest of honor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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