Meaning of honorific
Pronunciation: (on"u-rif'ik), [key]
- doing or conferring honor.
- conveying honor, as a title or a grammatical form used in speaking to or about a superior, elder, etc.
- (in certain languages, as Chinese and Japanese) a class of forms used to show respect, esp. in direct address.
- a title or term of respect.
- honorific (Thesaurus)