Meaning of Right Honourable in English:

Right Honourable



  • A title given to certain high officials such as Privy Counsellors and government ministers.

    ‘The Right Honourable Francis Urquhart’
    • ‘The Prime Minister was The Right Honourable Margaret Hilda Thatcher.’
    • ‘Here is the Prime Minister of Australia, the Right Honourable R.G. Menzies.’
    • ‘The Right Honourable Jack Straw MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, London, was present.’
    • ‘The Right Honourable Dame Sian Elias, Dame Grand Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit, Chief Justice of New Zealand, was present.’
    • ‘When your club president is a Right Honourable and your physio a Reverend, guidance of a political or spiritual nature will never be short in supply.’