lap of honour

lap of honour
laps of honour
N-COUNT
If the winner of a race or game does a lap of honour, they run or drive slowly around a race track or sports field in order to receive the applause of the crowd. [BRIT]

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  • lap of honour — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms lap of honour : singular lap of honour plural laps of honour British a slow run or drive around a sports field or racetrack that the winner makes after a race or game. The American word is victory lap …   English dictionary

  • lap of honour — noun a celebratory circuit of a sports field, track, etc. by the victorious person or team …   English new terms dictionary

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  • honour — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} (BrE) (AmE honor) noun 1 sth that makes you feel proud ADJECTIVE ▪ great, rare, special, tremendous ▪ Eastlake Studio received top honours in the interior design category. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • lap — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun circuit ADJECTIVE ▪ first, opening (BrE) ▪ final, last ▪ victory ▪ I skated a victory lap around the rink …   Collocations dictionary

  • lap — lap1 [læp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 2 3 4¦(part of journey)¦ 5 in the lap of luxury 6 in the lap of the gods ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1, 4 5; Origin: Old English lAppa] [Sense: 2 3; Date: 1800 1900; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lap — I UK [læp] / US noun Word forms lap : singular lap plural laps ** 1) [countable] the top half of your legs above your knees when you sit down on/in someone s lap: The cat settled on Christine s lap. He sat with his hands clasped in his lap. 2)… …   English dictionary

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