noun, plural hors·es, (especially collectively) horse.
verb (used with object), horsed, hors·ing.
- to make (a person) the target of boisterous jokes.
- to perform boisterously, as a part or a scene in a play.
- to caulk (a vessel) with a hammer.
- to work or haze (a sailor) cruelly or unfairly.
verb (used without object), horsed, hors·ing.
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Idioms for horse
Origin of horse
OTHER WORDS FROM horsehorse·less, adjectivehorse·like, adjectiveun·der·horse, verb (used with object), un·der·horsed, un·der·hors·ing.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH horsehoarse horse
Words nearby horse
Example sentences from the Web for horses
In place of horses, underclassmen would pull the field pieces around the drill ground.
You have to have courage and endurance, like certain kinds of horses [laughs].All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But before the national pundits and prognosticators write off the Kentucky contest, they should hold their horses.Those Alison Lundergan Grimes Obituaries Were Premature—She’s Hanging On|Jonathan Miller|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It surpasses the paintings of horses and rhinoceros from the Chauvet Cave in France by 400 years.
On Sark, horses and carts and feudal traditions still remain strong.
I turned my eyes in the direction I expected to see the horses.Snow Shoes and Canoes|William H. G. Kingston
One mile from New Harmony, we were forced to alight from the carriage, as the horses would not draw us up a steep hill.Travels Through North America, v. 1-2|Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach
Presents of horses, blankets and other valuables were sent to the father of the young woman.Legends of The Kaw|Carrie de Voe
On a peg just inside the door of the ranchman's old wine shed hung one of the horses' unused nosebags.A-Birding on a Bronco|Florence A. Merriam
The two horses, instinctively drawing close together, turned their tails to the driving flakes.Two on the Trail|Hulbert Footner
British Dictionary definitions for horses
- a horse (Equus caballus) that has become feral
- another name for Przewalski's horse
- any other member of the family Equidae, such as the zebra or ass
- (as modifier)the horse family
Derived forms of horsehorseless, adjectivehorselike, adjective
Word Origin for horse
Idioms and Phrases with horses
In addition to the idioms beginning with horse
- horse around
- horse of a different color, a
- horse sense
- horse trading
- back the wrong horse
- beat a dead horse
- cart before the horse
- change horses in midstream
- charley horse
- dark horse
- eat like a bird (horse)
- from the horse's mouth
- hold one's horses
- if wishes were horses
- look a gift horse in the mouth
- on one's high horse
- war horse
- wild horses couldn't drag
- work like a beaver (horse)
- you can lead a horse to water