hon

[ huhn ]
/ hʌn /
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noun Informal.

Origin of hon

First recorded in 1905–10; shortened form of honey

Definition for hon (2 of 3)

Definition for hon (3 of 3)

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British Dictionary definitions for hon (1 of 2)

hon.


abbreviation for

honorary
honourable

British Dictionary definitions for hon (2 of 2)

Hon.


abbreviation for

Honourable (title)
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Word Origin and History for hon

hon


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

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