guest of honour

guest of honour
A guest in whose honour a gathering is held

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  • guest of honour — The most important or distinguished guest (at a party, etc) • • • Main Entry: ↑honour * * * guest of honour UK US noun [countable] [singular guest of honour plural ˌguests of ˈhonour …   Useful english dictionary

  • guest of honour — ► guest of honour the most important guest at an occasion. Main Entry: ↑guest …   English terms dictionary

  • guest of honour — ► the most important person who has been invited to a place, who is shown special respect Main Entry: ↑guest …   Financial and business terms

  • guest of honour — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms guest of honour : singular guest of honour plural guests of honour an important guest at a meeting, party, or other event …   English dictionary

  • guest of honour — guests of honour N COUNT: usu sing If you say that someone is the guest of honour at a dinner or other social occasion, you mean that they are the most important guest. (in AM, use guest of honor) …   English dictionary

  • guest of honour — the most important guest at an occasion. → guest …   English new terms dictionary

  • guest — [gest] noun [countable] someone who is paying to stay in a hotel: • The hotel still prepares guests bills by hand. * * * guest UK US /gest/ noun [C] ► a person who has been invited to a place: »The factory owners treated us as honored guests.… …   Financial and business terms

  • guest — ► NOUN 1) a person invited to visit someone s home or take part in a function. 2) a visiting performer invited to take part in an entertainment. 3) a person staying at a hotel or boarding house. ► VERB informal ▪ appear as a guest. ● be my guest… …   English terms dictionary

  • honour — hon|our1 W3 BrE honor AmE [ˈɔnə US ˈa:nər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(something that makes you proud)¦ 2¦(respect)¦ 3 in honour of somebody/something 4¦(given to somebody)¦ 5¦(moral principles)¦ 6¦(at university/school)¦ 7 Your/His/Her Honour …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • honour — 1 BrE honor AmE noun 1 RESPECT (U) the respect that you, your family, your country etc receive from other people, which makes you feel proud: For the French team, winning tomorrow s game is a matter of national honour. | sb s honour is at stake ( …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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