Definition of "honorarium" []

  • A payment given to a professional person for services for which fees are not legally or traditionally required. (noun)
  • A fee paid for a nominally free service (noun)

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Use "honorarium" in a sentence
  • "But always before he reached the middle he struck for what they called his honorarium; and this troubled them, for the tale was appearing week by week as it was written."
  • "If our honorarium is unsatisfactory, kindly telegraph us at once and state what you consider a fair price."
  • "And the honorarium is just a token, you understand …"