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Definition of "time-honoured" [time-honoured]

  • Alternative spelling of time-honored. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "time-honoured" in a sentence
  • "Then again, Fifa's general secretary, Jérôme Valcke, hosting the draw and looking to make the time-honoured transition from office administration to light entertainment, is no Dave Lee Travis or 'Diddy' David Hamilton, however much glitter he sprinkles over himself."
  • "The next stage of their attack – and attack is the time-honoured best form of defence, after all – is generally to repeat a variation of the hate speech of Janice Raymond as iterated in her transphobic screed The Transsexual Empire: the making of the she-male:"
  • "A few years later there was a real library with reading tables and librarians who said "shush" in the time-honoured fashion."