Meaning of “honourable” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective uk /ˈɒnərəbl/ UK

US honorable honest and fair, or deserving praise and respect:

a decent, honourable man
→ Opposite dishonourable
the Honourable

a title used before the name of some important government officials

a title used in the UK before the name of certain people of high social rank

honourably adverb

(Definition of “honourable” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)