What is another word for horn?

Pronunciation: [hˈɔːn] (IPA)

The word "horn" has a variety of synonyms that can be used to describe similar objects or concepts. Some examples include antler, tusk, tine, spur, and corn. Antlers typically refer to the branched bony growths on the head of a deer, while tusks are long, curved teeth found in some animals such as elephants. Tines are the pointed tips of antlers or horns, while spurs are bony protrusions found on the legs of some birds or mammals. Corn is a term used to describe a hard protrusion on the skin or hoof of an animal, usually on the feet of horses or cows.

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What are the opposite words for horn?

The word "horn" has a few antonyms that come to mind. The opposite of horn is something that is soft or smooth. Instead of a hard and pointed horn, the antonym would be a round and plush cushion. Additionally, another antonym for horn would be flat or even concave as opposed to its convex counterpart. The opposite of a horned animal could be an animal that is hornless, like a rabbit or a deer lacking antlers. Also, the antonym for a blaring horn would be a silent, subdued atmosphere. There are many antonyms for horn depending on the context in which it is used.

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Usage examples for Horn

His clenched fist dropped upon the saddle horn, and he stared dully at the rushing, rolling smoke and fire.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
We tried bone, horn and ivory, but all proved ineffective.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
We used a musk-ox horn as a spring.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Horn

  • I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play.
    Herb Alpert
  • Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot.
    David Amram
  • I enjoy singing, and the instruments which truly move me are the horn, the trumpet and the cello.
    Roger Bannister
  • As a horn player, the greatest compliment one can get is when a person comes to you and says, 'I heard this saxophone on the radio the other day and I knew it was you. I don't know the song, but I know it was you on sax.'
    Clarence Clemons
  • I had a really good time in New Orleans, although I had some very tragic times in Baton Rouge. Some guys beat me up and threw my horn away. 'Cause I had a beard, then, and long hair like the Beatles.
    Ornette Coleman

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