honorary (not comparable)

  1. Given as an honor/honour, with no duties attached, and without payment.
    honorary degree; honorary doctorate
  2. voluntary#English|Voluntary.
  3. Describes the holder of a position or title that is assigned to him as a special honor rather than by normal channels.
    honorary citizen
    honorary consul
    honorary vice president
    honorary member of the family
  • French: honoris causa
  • Italian: honoris causa, ad honorem
  • Russian: почётный
Translations Noun

honorary (plural honoraries)

  1. An honorarium; a fee for services of no fixed value.
  2. (US) A kind of secret society that operates in name only, with membership given to honor some achievement.

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