Definition of honi soit qui mal y pense in English:

honi soit qui mal y pense

exclamation

  • Shame on him who thinks evil of it (the motto of the Order of the Garter).

    • ‘The motto - ‘honi soit qui mal y pense’ - is said to derive from Edward restoring the countess of Salisbury's garter to her.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation:

honi soit qui mal y pense

/ɒnɪ ˌswɑː kiː mal iː ˈpɒ̃s/