What does the word honorary mean?

Usage examples for honorary

  1. Many of the former offices of state survive as honorary posts, or with duties connected solely with the royal household. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  2. In the same year at a public entertainment at the Inns of Court in Dublin, he, with many people of distinction, was made an honorary bencher. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  3. He accepted, too, the honorary Presidency and Patronage of the Associated Rifle Competition; he attended the prize- meeting of the privileged Grand Ducal Rifle Club. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann