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hon

[huhn] /hʌn/
noun, Informal.
1.
honey (def 6).
Origin of hon
1905-1910
1905-10; shortened form of honey

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  • Gabel gwi blow his hon an sinners better be a-moanin an a-prayin.

    Dixie After the War Myrta Lockett Avary
  • For the first time in forty years, hon, I haven't got the shakes—look at me!

    The Big Trip Up Yonder Kurt Vonnegut
  • "hon'lable p'lice patrol come 'long plenty soon," murmured Sin Sin Wa.

    Dope Sax Rohmer
  • "Sure I'm glad to see you, hon," she said, trying to look past him at the speaker.

    At the Post Horace Leonard Gold
  • His resentment was night-blurred; he was solicitous in inquiring, "What's the trouble, hon?"

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
  • "You see, hon, I want to have a clean slate," he went on rather lamely.

    The Sheriff of Badger George B. Pattullo
  • hon sagiz eigi vita, hvrt hana hefi yfir flutt mar ea trǫll.

    Beowulf R. W. Chambers
  • With milk (whack) and hon (whack) ey blest (whack, whack, whack).

    Hempfield David Grayson
  • The expression uma no hon, "old horse-bone," requires explanation.

British Dictionary definitions for hon

hon.

abbreviation
1.
honorary
2.
honourable

Hon.

abbreviation
1.
Honourable (title)
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Word Origin and History for hon

1721 as short for honorable; 1906 as short for honey in the affectionate sense.

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Slang definitions & phrases for hon

hon

noun

Sweetheart; honey •Used in direct address: What's that, hon? (1906+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for hon

hon

honey

HON

1.
Health on the Net Foundation
2.
Honeywell International Inc.

hon.

1.
honor
2.
honorable
3.
honorary

Hon.

1.
Honduras
2.
honorable
3.
honorary
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