[ hawr-nee ]
/ ˈhɔr ni /
adjective, horn·i·er, horn·i·est.
consisting of a horn or a hornlike substance; corneous.
having a horn or horns or hornlike projections; horned.
hornlike as a result of hardening; callous: horny hands.
- sexually excited.
Archaic. semiopaque or somewhat translucent, like horn.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hornyhorn·i·ly, adverbhorn·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for horny
/ (ˈhɔːnɪ) /
adjective hornier or horniest
of, like, or hard as horn
having a horn or horns
- sexually aroused
- provoking or intended to provoke sexual arousal
- sexually eager or lustful
Derived forms of hornyhornily, adverbhorniness, noun
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Medical definitions for horny
[ hôr′nē ]
Made of horn or a similar substance.
Tough and calloused, as of skin.
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