- revered or respected because of antiquity and long continuance: a time-honored custom.
Origin of time-honored
Examples from the Web for time-honoured
Historical Examples of time-honoured
Sam, in no humour to be meek, made the time-honoured rejoinder.The Huntress
My father is dead and I am heir to great estates and a time-honoured name.Grey Town
It came in time-honoured forms—those of horses and of a woman.The History of Sir Richard Calmady
The Comedians were a time-honoured institution at Grandcourt.The Master of the Shell
Talbot Baines Reed
Yet this does not exclude the time-honoured formula of Christendom.
- having been observed for a long time and sanctioned by custom