Definition of HORN

noun : HORN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it ;

  • 2. (

    ) one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates ;

  • 3. (

    ) a noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning ;

  • 4. (

    ) a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather) ;

  • 6. (

    ) any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn ;

  • 7. (

    ) the material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails ;

  • 8. (

    ) a device having the shape of a horn; "horns at the ends of a new moon"; "the horn of an anvil"; "the cleat had two horns" ;

  • 9. (

    ) an alarm device that makes a loud warning sound ;

  • 10. (

    ) a brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves ;

verb : HORN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) stab or pierce with a horn or tusk; "the rhino horned the explorer" ;


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