Definitions

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  • adjective Describing something projecting like a horn.
  • adjective Describing a hard substance similar to horn.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective made of horn (or of a substance resembling horn)

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Examples

  • We find abundance instead in a variety named Sweet Banana, which is festooned with clusters of mouthwatering fruits, hornlike and as long as your hand.

    Groundwork: The wonder of late-season peppers

  • But here's the kicker: Mr. Payton fills out the frontline with vocalist Johnaye Kendrick, who sings with a hornlike quality somewhere between lyrics and scatting (an approach popularized by Esperanza Spalding).

    New Sounds From Familiar Faces

  • Papilloma viruses cause the hornlike growths in rabbits that probably gave rise to myths of "jackalopes" in the American West.

    The Cancer-Causing Sex Virus

  • Papilloma viruses cause the hornlike growths in rabbits that probably gave rise to myths of "jackalopes" in the American West.

    The Cancer-Causing Sex Virus

  • This was, she had ex - plained, merely an extension of her natural ability to harden her substance into bonelike or hornlike rigidity.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • Papilloma viruses cause the hornlike growths in rabbits that probably gave rise to myths of "jackalopes" in the American West.

    The Cancer-Causing Sex Virus

  • Papilloma viruses cause the hornlike growths in rabbits that probably gave rise to myths of "jackalopes" in the American West.

    The Cancer-Causing Sex Virus

  • Apparently the hornlike structure had an importance she had not guessed.

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • His ability to play hornlike lines, distorted by a cheap microphone, intertwining with Muddy's slide guitar, was one of the defining pieces of the Muddy Waters 'band's sound.

    A Treasure Trove From A Harmonica Master

  • Al the cop, a six-foot-four bruiser with a giant head and a hornlike voice, liked to play Devil's Advocate in between bites of his eggplant parmagian 'sangweech.

    Carl Capotorto: I Was A Teenage Anti-Abortionist

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