guest of honor


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guest of honor

n.
A person in whose honor a gathering is held.
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guest′ of hon′or


n.
1. a person in whose honor a dinner, party, etc., is given.
2. a distinguished person invited to a dinner, meeting, etc., esp. on some unique occasion.
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Noun1.guest of honor - the person in whose honor a gathering is held
guest, invitee - a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
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References in classic literature ?
Monsieur and Madame Ratignolle made much of the Colonel, installing him as the guest of honor and engaging him at once to dine with them the following Sunday, or any day which he might select.
He sat, the guest of honor, at an Arden Club banquet, with men of note whom he had heard about and read about all his life; and they told him how, when they had read "The Ring of Bells" in the TRANSCONTINENTAL, and "The Peri and the Pearl" in THE HORNET, they had immediately picked him for a winner.
Make sure these people, who may include teachers past and present, are invited to the party, and recognize their role in helping the guest of honor achieve his or her goals.
China's participation as the guest of honor during this annual book fair will further promote bilateral relations and cooperation in areas of culture, publishing, academics and art, Pang added.
RIYADH: An Indonesian folklore arts theater is the guest of honor at the 33rd Janadriyah festival of Saudi heritage and culture, reflecting Indonesian cultural diversity through dance and other artistic performances.
The rites usually begin with the raising of the flag when the guest of honor traditionally holds the halyard line, the rope used to hoist the flag.
Khamis told Petra's reporter in the Gulf country, that inviting Jordan as the guest of honor comes as a recognition of its efforts in serving media, besides its outstanding role in the forum's march, through the participation of a number of Jordanian media figures in the conference activities over the past years.
Media reports said, on Wednesday the 50th JF-17 jet will be included in Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fleet formally, where Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif will be the guest of honor in the ceremony.
NNA - Director General of the Ministry of Culture, Faysal Taleb, launched on Friday during a press conference, the Lebanese program studied by participants in the 32 edition of the International Exhibition of Sharjah, at the United Arab Emirates, where Lebanon will be the guest of honor.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will be a guest of honor and a keynote speaker at a conference about the A impact of EU membership for Bulgaria and Romania.
08 (Saba)- Yemen is to take part as a guest of honor in the 15th East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT), which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey next Thursday with the participation of 60 countries.