toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

homage
used in The Fountainhead

4 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
respect or loyalty; or something done to show respect or loyalty
  • And then people tell me about pilgrimages to some dank pesthole in a jungle where they go to do homage to a crumbling temple, to a leering stone monster with a pot belly, created by some leprous savage.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (57% in)
  • He looked at the people, all these trim, perfumed, silk-rustling people lacquered with light, dripping with light, as they had all been dripping with shower water a few hours ago, getting ready to come here and stand in homage before a man named Peter Keating.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (39% in)
  • That's my way of paying homage.
    4.4 — Part 4 Chapter 4 (86% in)
  • He felt something dark and leering in the manner with which people spoke of Prescott's genius; as if they were not doing homage to Prescott, but spitting upon genius.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (16% in)

There are no more uses of "homage" in The Fountainhead.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®