hornet's nest noun
: a situation or place in which there are many dangers
: an angry reaction
: a troublesome or hazardous situation
: an angry reaction <must have known that his frank comments … would stir up a hornet's nest — United States Investor>
Examples of HORNET'S NEST
- The principal entered the hornet's nest of angry parents.
- His comments stirred up a hornet's nest of angry opposition and criticism.
First Known Use of HORNET'S NEST
Rhymes with HORNET'S NEST
, beta test
, blanket chest
, false arrest
, house arrest
, placement test
, quarter rest
, Rorschach test
, vision quest
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