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1. foghorn

noun. a warning device consisting of a horn that generates a loud low tone.

Synonyms

  • diaphone
  • horn

Antonyms

  • alarming
  • unalarming
  • unalert

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2. foghorn

noun. a loud low warning signal that can be heard by fogbound ships.

Synonyms

  • alarm
  • alert
  • warning signal
  • alarum

Antonyms

  • unwary
  • asleep
  • lethargic
  • unaware

Example sentences of the word foghorn


1. Noun, singular or mass
The ship has two sound elements: the ship's general alarm bell, which makes a ringing sound, and the ships whistle, which is literally a foghorn.

2. Adjective
Other noises to indicate this problem are a foghorn sound, wailing, humming or oboe-type sounds.

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