[hawrn-swog-uh l] /ˈhɔrnˌswɒg əl/
verb (used with object), hornswoggled, hornswoggling. Slang.
to swindle, cheat, hoodwink, or hoax.
(transitive) (slang) to cheat or trick; bamboozle
“to cheat,” 1829, probably a fanciful formation. Related: Hornswoggled; hornswoggling.
To cheat; swindle; dupe; con (1829+)
[hawrn-teyl] /ˈhɔrnˌteɪl/ noun 1. any of various wasplike insects of the family Siricidae, the females of which have a hornlike ovipositor. /ˈhɔːnˌteɪl/ noun 1. any of various large wasplike insects of the hymenopterous family Siricidae, the females of which have a strong stout ovipositor and lay their eggs in the wood of felled trees Also […]
noun, Nautical. 1. a timber, often one of several, rising from the sternpost of a wooden vessel to support the overhang of the stern.
[hawrn-wurm] /ˈhɔrnˌwɜrm/ noun 1. the larva of any of several hawk moths, having a hornlike process at the rear of the abdomen.
[hawrn-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈhɔrnˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. any aquatic plant of the genus Ceratophyllum, found in ponds and slow streams. /ˈhɔːnˌwɜːt/ noun 1. any aquatic plant of the genus Ceratophyllum, forming submerged branching masses in ponds and slow-flowing streams: family Ceratophyllaceae 2. any of a group of bryophytes belonging to the phylum Anthocerophyta, resembling liverworts but […]