If your family has a 20-year tradition of decorating the Christmas tree on Christmas eve, this tradition is an example of something that would be described as a time-honored tradition.
(comparative more time-honored, superlative most time-honored)
- honored because of great age, or long usage
- The use of herbs is a time-honored approach to treat disease and improve health, but taking herbal supplements should also be done under the supervision of your healthcare provider.
- Boy Scouts of America -- The mission of this time-honored organization is to help develop character, values and leadership skills through service projects and teamwork activities.
- Natural sinus relief herbs help clear the sinus congestion and headaches that accompany colds, while elderberry tincture is a time-honored remedy for the flu.
- If either the bride or groom has dreamt of traditional wedding vows as a sacred litany, choosing personal vows instead will lose that time-honored sentiment.
- Catalogue shopping is a time-honored tradition that dates back to the 1700s, when Benjamin Franklin produced a publication that sold books by mail.