- [C]角,触角 a hard pointed part that grows on the heads of cattle, etc.; sth which stands out from an animal's head, like a snail
- [U]角质物 the substance that horns are made of
- [C]号,号角 any of a number of musical instruments consisting of a long metal tube
- [C]喇叭 an apparatus, e.g. in a car, which makes a loud usually short warning sound
a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it
one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
a noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning;
a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)
a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn
the material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails
a device having the shape of a horn;
"horns at the ends of a new moon"
"the hornof an anvil"
"the cleat had two horns"
an alarm device that makes a loud warning sound
a brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves
a device on an automobile for making a warning noise
stab or pierce with a horn or tusk;
"the rhino horned the explorer"
- The driver tooted his horn as he approached the bend.
- The driver hooted his horn (at us).
- The rhinoceros has one horn on its nose.
- The lark's on the wing, the snail's on the horn.
- The handle of this knife is made of horn.
- He is an agreeable fellow, but likes to blow his own horn.
- The hunting horn rang through the forest.
- The blare of horn can be heard in the distance.
- Although he was not invited,Henry managed to horn in on Myra's wedding.
- He tried to horn in on our card game but we refused to let him join us.
- The young goat was just beginning to grow horns.
- This kind of grass looks like a snail's horns.
- The knife has a horn handle.
- He played the tune on the horn.
- The horn blew loudly.
- The driver blew her horn when the child stepped in front of the car.
- draw in〔pull in〕 one's horns
减少,收敛reduce the amount of one's activities, spending, etc.
- on the horns of a dilemma
进退两难having to choose between two unpleasant things or courses of action
- hunting horn 猎号
- car horn 汽车喇叭
A young boy holding a goat by a horn.出自： S. Beckett