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 Since Sunday’s gridiron guest of honor departed, the Patriots are 1-18 when allowing 25 points. Globe Staff,, 11 Sep. 2023 The guest of honor on the first Fabergé Spotlight Voyage was Fabergé’s curatorial director, Dr. Géza von Habsburg. Katie Jackson, Robb Report, 3 Sep. 2023 The actor/director was the guest of honor recently at a celebration held on the Spanish island of Ibiza, where he was joined by wife Rita Ora and several friends. Jen Juneau, Peoplemag, 21 Aug. 2023 His last public event, in January of this year, found him being feted by the Music Center with a tribute concert at the Mark Taper Forum, where Alpert spoke, David Foster hosted and Peter Frampton, Amy Grant and Dionne Warwick all serenaded the guest of honor. Chris Morris, Variety, 16 Aug. 2023 And don’t forget to deck out the guest of honor in a thematic bodysuit or full outfit to match the galactic theme. Marisa Iallonardo, Good Housekeeping, 19 Apr. 2023 The Saints honored a number of teams past and present, but the guest of honor was Saints Hall-of-Famer and two-time World Series champion David Justice. Brendan Connelly, The Enquirer, 15 Apr. 2023 India is the guest of honor at this year's Bastille Day parade, Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool via AP Russia’s war in Ukraine — central to last year’s Bastille Day celebrations – echoed in this year’s events as well. Time, 14 July 2023 The Louisville native has been the guest of honor this week. Brian Haenchen, The Indianapolis Star, 18 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Guest of honor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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