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Noun: debt of honor
Usage: US (elsewhere: debt of honour)
  1. An obligation, especially a gambling debt based on a verbal promise, which is not legally enforceable but which is considered to be secured by the debtor's moral integrity.
    "I have to get him the money - it's a debt of honor.";
    - debt of honour [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: debts of honor

Type of: debt

Encyclopedia: Debt of honor