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honorable mention

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noun

a citation conferred on a contestant, exhibit, etc., having exceptional merit though not winning a top honor or prize.

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RELATED WORDS

kudos, citation, mention, praise

Nearby words

honor trick, honor-bound, honora, honorable, honorable discharge, honorable mention, honorable ordinary, honorand, honoraria, honorarily, honorarium

Origin of honorable mention

First recorded in 1865–70
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