horned in; horning in; horns in
Definition of horn in
1 : to join in something (such as a conversation) without invitation or consent : intrude … awkwardly horning in during a high-level chat …— A. B. Stoddard —usually used with on He always horns in on the conversation.They horned in on our game.
2 : to forcibly take control or possession from another Sometimes I fed him … . When other gulls tried to horn in, he fought them off, three, four at a time.— Barry Stringfellow — usually used with on won't let anyone else horn in on their territoryoverseas producers look to horn in on the U.S. market
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