time-honored

adjective
time-hon·​ored | \ ˈtīm-ˌä-nərd How to pronounce time-honored (audio) \

Definition of time-honored

: honored because of age or long usage time-honored traditions

First Known Use of time-honored

circa 1596, in the meaning defined above

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“Time-honored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time-honored. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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time-honored

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English Language Learners Definition of time-honored

: existing and respected for a long time

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