Etymology

1. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it.

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Horn

  • stillborn
  • steinborn
  • forsworn
  • firstborn
  • wellborn
  • vandorn
  • unadorn
  • radborne
  • lamborn
  • forewarn
  • unborn
  • reborn
  • o'diorne
  • lowborn
  • forlorn
  • amborn
  • allcorn
  • alcorn
  • sworn
  • sporn
  • scorn
  • bjorn
  • bjoern
  • adorn
  • aborn
  • zorn
  • worn
  • warne
  • warn
  • torn

Example sentences of the word horn


1. Noun, singular or mass
Press the power door lock button once and listen for the horn to beep one time.

2. Adjective
Push the horn switch to test the horn.

Quotes containing the word horn


1. Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.
- Charlie Parker

2. If love were a dolphin with wings and a unicorn’s horn, being ridden by a blind leprechaun dressed like Rasputin, would you believe in second chances for love at first sight?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder.
- Steven Wright

2. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates.

Synonyms

  • bull
  • goat
  • caprine animal
  • os
  • antler
  • process
  • bone
  • tup
  • ram
  • outgrowth

Antonyms

  • alarming
  • unalarming
  • stay in place
  • woman

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves.

Synonyms

  • brass
  • trumpet
  • serpent
  • brass instrument
  • cornet

Antonyms

  • ride
  • black
  • boneless
  • ending

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather).

Synonyms

  • saddlebow
  • Western saddle
  • pommel
  • stock saddle

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] a noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning; .

Synonyms

  • alert
  • warning signal
  • alarum

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn.

Synonyms

  • process
  • appendage

Antonyms

  • evolution
  • increment
  • irreversible process

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] a device on an automobile for making a warning noise.

Synonyms

  • auto
  • alarm system
  • car horn
  • car
  • motor horn
  • motorcar
  • horn button
  • automobile
  • automobile horn
  • warning device
  • machine
  • hooter

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • decrement
  • devolution

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] a brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves.

Synonyms

  • brass instrument
  • French horn

Antonyms

  • anapsid
  • unalert
  • dull

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] the material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails.

Synonyms

  • animal material
  • tortoiseshell
  • keratin
  • ceratin
  • baleen

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. horn

noun. ['ˈhɔrn'] an alarm device that makes a loud warning sound.

Synonyms

  • shophar
  • alarm system
  • foghorn
  • warning device
  • claxon
  • shofar
  • klaxon
  • air horn

Antonyms

  • asleep
  • lethargic
  • unaware
  • pull

Etymology

  • horn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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