Origin of hon
Definition for hon (2 of 3)
Definition for hon (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for hon
One almost expects him to start addressing voters as "hon" or announce that his favorite beer is Natty Boh.
"Sure I'm glad to see you, hon," she said, trying to look past him at the speaker.At the Post|Horace Leonard Gold
His resentment was night-blurred; he was solicitous in inquiring, "What's the trouble, hon?"Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
Hon′eyed, Hon′ied, covered with honey: sweet: flattering; Hon′eyless, destitute of honey.
Yet, the hon, hon was against him as a pleader, and he did not rise to distinction at the bar.
"Hon'lable p'lice patrol come 'long plenty soon," murmured Sin Sin Wa.Dope|Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for hon (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for hon (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for hon
1721 as short for honorable; 1906 as short for honey in the affectionate sense.