honoree

Definitions of honoree
  1. noun
    a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments
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    academician
    someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
    laureate
    someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath
    Nobel Laureate, Nobelist
    winner of a Nobel prize
    poet laureate
    the poet officially appointed to the royal household in Great Britain
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    receiver, recipient
    a person who receives something
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