Definition of Right Honourable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    Right Honourable

    BrE BrE//ˌraɪt ˈɒnərəbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌraɪt ˈɑːnərəbl//
    [only before noun] (abbreviation Rt Hon)
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  1. 1the Right Honourable… a title of respect used when talking to or about a person of high social rank, especially a lord
  2. 2the/my Right Honourable… the title of respect used by Members of Parliament in Britain when talking to or about a senior Member of Parliament during a debate my Right Honourable friend, the Secretary of State for the Environment
  3. compare honourable