word of honor


noun

a pledge of one's honor that a specified condition, bargain, etc., will be fulfilled; oath; promise.

Origin of word of honor

First recorded in 1805–15
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Idioms and Phrases with word of honor

word of honor

A pledge of one's good faith, as in On his word of honor he assured us that he was telling the truth. [Early 1800s]

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