noun, plural hon·o·rar·i·ums, hon·o·rar·i·a [on-uh-rair-ee-uh] /ˌɒn əˈrɛər i ə/.
- honorable mention,
- honorable ordinary,
- honorary canon,
Origin of honorarium
Examples from the Web for honorarium
Fareed Zakaria deserves our respect for returning the honorarium and First Amendment award given by the League.
By way of honorarium he offered me a free seat at the theatre, and ten florins a month.Eyes Like the Sea|Mr Jkai
My niece, Miss Blanche Corke, was given an honorarium of £2 for her services during the period of the past five months.From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography|George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
My honorarium—this, of course, is in confidence—my honorarium for this is eight hundred dollars a week.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb
Yet every benefit must be paid for, and whether you use the word fee or honorarium, matters little.
The honorarium of five hundred pounds which I got, and of which I spent nearly the half in London, did not make me rich at all.rminius Vambry, his life and adventures|rminius Vambry
noun plural -iums or -ia (-ɪə)
Word Origin for honorarium
"honorary reward," 1650s, from Latin honorarium (donum), literally "honorary (gift)," but in Latin meaning "bribe paid to get appointed to an honorary post," neuter of adjective honorarius "for the sake of honor," from honos (see honor (n.)).