time–honored

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adjective time–hon·ored \ˈtīm-ˌä-nərd\

Definition of time–honored

  1. :  honored because of age or long usage time–honored traditions

Circa 1596

First Known Use of time–honored

circa 1596


TIME–HONORED Defined for English Language Learners

time–honored

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adjective time–hon·ored \ˈtīm-ˌä-nərd\

Definition of time–honored for English Language Learners

  • : existing and respected for a long time


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