Meaning of “Hon.” in the English Dictionary

"Hon." in English

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Hon.adjective [ before noun ]

uk /ɒn/ us /ɑːn/

abbreviation for Honourable , when used as a title:

The report was written by a recently appointed judge, the Hon. Mr Justice Carlton.

UK abbreviation for honorary , when used as part of a title:

the Hon. Treasurer

(Definition of “Hon.” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hon." in Business English

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also Hon. uk us

abbreviation for honorary


uk us US also Hon.

written abbreviation for honorary

(Definition of “hon.” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)