noun, plural hon·o·rar·i·ums, hon·o·rar·i·a /-ˈrɛəriə/ [-rair-ee-uh] Show IPA .
a payment in recognition of acts or professional services for which
custom or propriety forbids a price to be set
: The mayor was given a modest honorarium for delivering a speech to our club.
a fee for services rendered by a professional person.
< Latin honōrārium
fee paid on taking office, noun use of neuter of honōrārius honorary