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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A warning device consisting of a horn that generates a loud low tone; A loud low warning signal that can be heard by fogbound ships.

Usage examples (39)
  • I am constantly reminded of that little chickenhawk feller who used to appear in foghorn leghorn cartoons.
  • A whistle shrieked at the pier, a foghorn bellowed-
  • The next morning I am up before the foghorn begins.
  • This invention is in the nature of a powerful foghorn. for more
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