noun. ['ˈhɔrnɪt'] large stinging paper wasp.
- Vespula maculifrons
- Vespa crabro
- white-faced hornet
- yellow hornet
- giant hornet
- bald-faced hornet
- vespid wasp
- Vespula maculata
- hernet (Middle English (1100-1500))
- hyrnetu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Words that Rhyme with Hornet
Example sentences of the word hornet
1. Noun, singular or mass
Their bite is not unlike that of the sting of a wasp or hornet.
2. Verb, base form
Due to their aggressive nature, always take proper precautions when it comes to hornet nest extermination.