Hon is defined as short for "honorable" or "honorary," both of which are terms used in professional settings to show respect.
An example of hon is an abbreviation for honorable when used as a title for a judge, such as the Honorable Judge Jones.
- honorable (title)
- hon. honorary
Shortened from honey.
- "Trust me, hon, this isn't a game you will win," she replied, smiling slowly.
- "Betsy, Hon," I said.
- "Jonny, hon, let me tell you one thing," she said and approached close enough she was certain no one else could overhear her.
- "Jonny, hon, what happened?" she asked.
- Hey, hon, Jake told me you quit work?