Honourable

(redirected from The Honourable)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

Honourable

(US), Honorable
the. a title of respect placed before a name: employed before the names of various officials in the English-speaking world, as a courtesy title in Britain for the children of viscounts and barons and the younger sons of earls, and in Parliament by one member speaking of another
References in classic literature ?
Fogg, Aouda, and Passepartout passed through the lobby of the theatre to the outside, where they encountered the Honourable Mr.
After announcing this determination, the honourable gentleman grew jocular; and as patent boots, lemon-coloured kid gloves, and a fur coat collar, assist jokes materially, there was immense laughter and much cheering, and moreover such a brilliant display of ladies' pocket-handkerchiefs, as threw the grievous gentleman quite into the shade.
But to give in, even when he was wrong, and had all society against him, was not the way of the Honourable John.
I have myself (in spite of the bishops and the clergy) an unfeigned respect for the Church; but I am firmly persuaded, at the same time, that the devil remained in undisturbed possession of the Honourable John, and that the last abominable act in the life of that abominable man was (saving your presence) to take the clergyman in!
The Honourable Justice Siddiqui called for an explanation from Ms Nizami, whereupon she explained that Nawaiwaqt Group held the utmost respect for the Islamabad High Court and the Honourable judiciary and no ill will or maliciousness was intended in the said programme.
The Governor General and the Prime Minister were accompanied by the Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage; the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs; the Honourable Nellie Taptaqut Kusugak, Commissioner of Nunavut; the Honourable Paul Quassa, Premier of Nunavut; and other federal, territorial and municipal representatives.
According to Sindh Information Department, the Honourable Mr.
28 -- The Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, visited The Akshaya Patra Foundation to commemoratethe milestone of serving 2 billion meals.
Especially the one about the politician--let's call him the honourable Mr Etho.
ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2010 (Frontier Star): A Full Court meeting was held today in the Supreme Court under the Chairmanship of the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr.
The Honourable David Emerson and his supporters think that he is much too good, much too competent, and much too superior to waste his time in the opposition benches of the House of Commons.
The Honourable Peter MacKay - Minister of Foreign Affairs - MacKay.