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The definition of a guest of honor is a person for whom an event was planned or a person who an event celebrates.
An example of a guest of honor is the graduate at a graduation party.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- the person in whose honor a festivity or ceremony is held
- a guest attending a festivity or ceremony by special invitation
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A person in whose honor a gathering is held.