[hawr-nee] /ˈhɔr ni/
[hawr-nee] /ˈhɔr ni/ noun, Scot. 1. .
[hawr-nee] /ˈhɔr ni/ adjective, hornier, horniest. 1. consisting of a horn or a hornlike substance; corneous. 2. having a horn or horns or hornlike projections; horned. 3. hornlike as a result of hardening; callous: horny hands. 4. Slang: Vulgar. 5. Archaic. semiopaque or somewhat translucent, like horn. /ˈhɔːnɪ/ adjective hornier, horniest 1. of, like, or […]
[hawr-ning] /ˈhɔr nɪŋ/ noun, New York State, Pennsylvania, and New England. 1. (def 1). [hawrn] /hɔrn/ noun 1. one of the bony, permanent, hollow paired growths, often curved and pointed, that project from the upper part of the head of certain ungulate mammals, as cattle, sheep, goats, or antelopes. 2. a similar growth, sometimes of […]
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Intrude, join without being invited. For example, She has a rude way of horning in on our conversations. This expression alludes to an ox or bull pushing in with its horns. [ c. 1900 ]