adjective, horn·i·er, horn·i·est.
- sexually excited.
Examples from the Web for horniness
Horniness packs side-by-side by with a deeper loneliness along the walls of The Park.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for horniness
adjective hornier or horniest
- sexually aroused
- provoking or intended to provoke sexual arousal
- sexually eager or lustful
Word Origin and History for horniness
"lustful, sexually aroused," definitely in use 1889, perhaps attested as early as 1863; from late 18c. slang expression to have the horn, suggestive of male sexual excitement (but eventually applied to women as well); see horn (n.).