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hon

[ huhn ]
/ hʌn /
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noun Informal.

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Origin of hon

First recorded in 1905–10; shortened form of honey

Definition for hon (2 of 3)

hon.

abbreviation

honor.
honorable.
honorably.
honorary.

Definition for hon (3 of 3)

Hon.

abbreviation

Honorable.
Honorary.
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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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