Recent Examples of honorific from the Web
Now that gender-nonconforming people are gaining visibility, dictionaries and publications are also adopting the gender-neutral honorific Mx.
Not only do most of the littlest babies perform up to grade-level in school, but some excel brilliantly, with 1.8% earning the gifted honorific.
Now she's officially considered a Dame Commander of the British Empire, the female equivalent of a knight, which is simply an honorific and bears no official duties.
Charles Dey, who led the school from 1973 to 2011, resigned from the largely honorific position on Thursday, according to Lorraine Connelly, a spokesperson for the Wallingford private school.
Known as Ah Sin — the honorific and name translate as Dear Magician, for his talent — Mr. Au, 85, grew up poor in Hong Kong.
Tillerson received an honorific – the Order of Friendship – from Putin’s government in 2013.
But Mrs. is the only feminine honorific on jetmaker Bombardier’s sales-rep contact form.
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HONORIFIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of honorific for English Language Learners
: giving or expressing honor or respect
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