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Horniness



[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 hard as horn
2.
having a horn or horns
3.
(slang)

adj.

“lustful, sexually aroused,” definitely in use 1889, perhaps attested as early as 1863; from late 18c. slang expression to have the horn, suggestive of male sexual excitement (but eventually applied to women as well); see horn (n.).

horny horn·y (hôr’nē)
adj. horn·i·er, horn·i·est

noun

Sexual craving; lust and lustfulness; hot rocks: the lure of High Art to mask the visceral odors of simple human horniness (1960s+)

adjective

Sexually excited and desirous; keenly amorous; lustful; hot •Of recent years applied to women as well as men, despite being derived fr horn, ”erect penis”: his horny teen-age daughter/ At first it eased my head and made me less horny/ a few scenes between a horny housewife and a guy in a Lone Ranger mask (1889+)

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