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hon

[huhn] /hʌn/
noun, Informal.
1.
honey (def 6).
Origin of hon
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; shortened form of honey

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  • Tarian a gymmerai Arthur ar ei Ysgwydd, yr hon a elwid Prydwen.

    Y Gododin Aneurin
  • "Steady, hon," he said, as soon as he could lift her tear-streaked face from his shoulder.

    Masters of Space Edward Elmer Smith
  • Gabel gwi blow his hon an sinners better be a-moanin an a-prayin.

    Dixie After the War

    Myrta Lockett Avary
  • For the first time in forty years, hon, I haven't got the shakes—look at me!

    The Big Trip Up Yonder Kurt Vonnegut
  • "Sure I'm glad to see you, hon," she said, trying to look past him at the speaker.

    At the Post Horace Leonard Gold
  • "You won't have to stay here long, hon," the sheriff reminded her.

    The Sheriff of Badger George B. Pattullo
  • "You see, hon, I want to have a clean slate," he went on rather lamely.

    The Sheriff of Badger George B. Pattullo
  • With milk (whack) and hon (whack) ey blest (whack, whack, whack).

    Hempfield David Grayson
  • I'd never believe I'd been asleep an hour, if I didn't see it hon the clock.

British Dictionary definitions for hon

hon.

abbreviation
1.
honorary
2.
honourable

Hon.

abbreviation
1.
Honourable (title)
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Word Origin and History for hon

1721 as short for honorable; 1906 as short for honey in the affectionate sense.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for hon

hon

noun

Sweetheart; honey •Used in direct address: What's that, hon? (1906+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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