This is way the game is so fucked up right now everybody smelling themselves most rarely pay homage and are far from humble.
- respect or reverence paid or rendered: In his speech he paid homage to Washington and Jefferson.
- the formal public acknowledgment by which a feudal tenant or vassal declared himself to be the man or vassal of his lord, owing him fealty and service.
- the relation thus established of a vassal to his lord.
- something done or given in acknowledgment or consideration of the worth of another: a Festschrift presented as an homage to a great teacher