time-honored

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

Definition of time-honored

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

First Known Use of time-honored

circa 1596

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TIME-HONORED Defined for English Language Learners

time-honored

Definition of time-honored for English Language Learners

  • : existing and respected for a long time


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