Definition of guest of honor in US English:

guest of honor

phrase

  • The most important guest at an occasion.

    • ‘More than 100 invited guests, including civic and business leaders, movie industry members and genuine film fans, supped champagne as they waited for the guests of honour to arrive.’
    • ‘Organisers would like the youngsters to be guests of honour at the opening ceremony at 10.30 am on Saturday, December 6, and are urging parents of the registered children to contact them.’
    • ‘Claire's parents, Terry and Louise, and sisters Kirsty, 12, and Jodie, 10, and brother Jake, four, will all be guests of honour at the show.’
    • ‘The pupils had just been presented with their second Green Flag at a special ceremony in Dublin, and the two famous sportsmen were guests of honour of the pupils to jointly hoist the proud banner into place on the school's tall flagpole.’
    • ‘Apart from international delegates a number of ministers from the Indian government and Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka state governments will be participating as guests of honour.’
    • ‘The 1978 Intermediate Championship winning team are the guests of honour and it is a good chance to meet up with those that have returned to the area especially for the decoration.’
    • ‘We ask our guests of honour to give a light-hearted speech with a message.’
    • ‘Mums will be the guests of honour on the day and every mum who walks through the gates and registers will go in the running to win a Mother's Day Nutrimetics hamper worth $150.’
    • ‘On Friday evening, the contestants will be guests of honour at Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium as the adjudication process to find the Waterford Rose continues.’
    • ‘To celebrate KRG's achievements since 1978, regional councillors and executives also had a special dinner, where past and present KRG chairpersons were guests of honour.’