adj usually prenominal
a (esp. of a position, title, etc.) held or given only as an honour, without the normal privileges or duties
an honorary degree
b (of a secretary, treasurer, etc.) unpaid
2 having such a position or title
3 depending on honour rather than legal agreement
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