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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain animals; A wind instrument; A device for sounding a warning.

Usage examples (34)
  • Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.
  • ‘Unnecessary use of the horn is against the traffic regulations.’
  • This horn is a conk shell, bored at one end, and its sound is heard at a great distance.
  • The sportsman's horn is heard throughout the land, for more
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