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The recipient of an honor.


(ˌɒn əˈri)

a person who receives an honor, award, or special recognition.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.honoree - a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments
recipient, receiver - a person who receives something
academician - someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
laureate - someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath
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Honoree Phil Buchanan of the Center for Effective Philanthropy accepting the Nonprofit Influencer of the Year award.
Honoree Judi Dench regaled audiences with stories about how a top producer told her she would never make it in film "because my face was not arranged properly.
Lancaster introduced a member of this "new" generation, honoree Flora Ramos, project manager with Tishman Construction Corporation.
mistress of ceremonies Michelle Morial; Elaine Steele, executive director of the Rosa Parks Foundation, who accepted the award for civil rights honoree Rosa Parks; Michael Critelli, Urban League board chairman and chairman and CEO Pitney Bowes; local leadership honoree Ella Bully-Cummings, Detroit police chief; justice honoree Kamala D.
The room was full of guests supporting their individual organization's honoree, or just to salute a room full of outstanding women.
Honorees Dara Richardson-Heron (YWCA USA) and JoAnn Jenkins (AARP), guest Sam Sipes and honoree Charlotte Haberaecker (Lutheran Services in America).
Honoree Stephen Heintz (Rockefeller Brothers Fund), guest Tom Campion, honorees Sonya Campion (Campion Foundation) and Michael Piraino (National CASA) B.
Honoree Joe D'Angelo with Dinner Executive Co-Chairman David Pinter, from whom he received his special recognition award
recently to salute the 2009 NPT Power & Influence Top 50 honoree.
The PWC honoree is a role model for the next generation--she is the 'can do' person who receives the acknowledgement and applause of the industry," said PWC President Lenore Janis as she introduced the remarkable group of honorees at PWC's annual Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon held May 6th at The Yale Club.
The award recipients included #1 Group and Top Producer in the company's history Michael Shvo, #1 Agent Dolly Lenz, Lifetime Achievement honoree Barbara Cardozo, Most Sales Transactions honoree Michael Shvo, Most Rental Transactions honoree Stephen Kotler, Rookie of the Year Todd Stevens, Top Retail and Commercial Agent Caroline Banker, Most Sales Exclusives honoree Michael Shvo and Most Rental Exclusives honoree Mark Menendez.
Salvadori's Business Honoree, Tommy Craig, is the senior vice president of Hines, and has been responsible for the Metropolitan New York area office since 1996.