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1 horn

A noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it.

Roget 191: receptacle; inclosure etc. 232; recipient, receiver, reservatory.    compartment; cell, cellule; follicle; hole, corner, niche, ... show more

Roget 253: sharpness etc. adj.; acuity, acumination; spinosity.    point, spike, spine, spicule [Biol.], spiculum; needle, hypodermic needle, tack, ... show more

Roget 249: rotundity; roundness etc. adj.; cylindricity; sphericity, spheroidity; globosity.    cylinder, cylindroid, cylindrical; barrel, drum; roll, ... show more

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

2 horn

One of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates.

Dutch: hoorn, hoorntje, horen
Polish: róg

3 horn

A noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning.

Polish: klakson

4 horn

A high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather).

synonym: saddle horn.

Polish: rożek

5 horn

A brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves.

synonyms: cornet, trump, trumpet.

Roget 417: musical instruments; band; string-band, brass-band; orchestra; orchestrina.    [Stringed instruments], monochord, polychord; harp, lyre, lute, archlute; mandola, ... show more

Dutch: cornet, cornet à pistons, kornet, trompet, trompetist

6 horn

Any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn.

7 horn

The material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails.

Dutch: hoorn
Polish: róg

8 horn

A device having the shape of a horn.

9 horn

An alarm device that makes a loud warning sound.

10 horn

A brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves.

synonym: French horn.

Dutch: hoorn, horen, waldhoorn
Polish: róg, waltornia

11 horn

A device on an automobile for making a warning noise.

synonyms: automobile horn, car horn, hooter, motor horn.

Polish: klakson samochodowy


1 horn

Stab or pierce with a horn or tusk:
— The rhino horned the explorer.

synonym: tusk.

Moby thesaurus: Klaxon, Mayday, SOS, acoustical network, aerophone, air-raid alarm, alarm, alarm bell, alarm clock, alarm signal, alarum, alert, all clear, alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, ballad horn, baritone, bass horn ... show more.

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