horse sense noun
: the ability to make good judgments or decisions : common sense
Examples of HORSE SENSE
- He credits his success to good old-fashioned horse sense.
- <pure horse sense should tell you not to stand so close to the space heater>
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Related to HORSE SENSE
- discreetness, discretion, gumption [chiefly dialect], common sense, levelheadedness, nous [chiefly British], policy, prudence, sense, sensibleness, wisdom, wit
- imprudence, indiscretion
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