horny

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adjective \ˈhȯr-nē\

Definition of horny

hornier

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horniest

  1. 1a :  of or made of horn (see horn 1d) a horny growthb :  having a hard calloused surface or texture horny skin horny-handedc of a mineral :  compact and homogeneous with a dull luster

  2. 2 :  having horns (see horn 1)

  3. 3 [horn erect penis + 1-y] a :  desiring sexual gratification horny teenagersb :  excited sexually

horniness

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Examples of horny in a sentence

  1. in her view, teenage boys are perpetually horny

Origin and Etymology of horny

see horn


First Known Use: 14th century


HORNY Defined for English Language Learners

horny

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adjective \ˈhȯr-nē\

Definition of horny for English Language Learners

  • : made of horn (sense 1c) or a similar substance

  • : hard and tough

  • : sexually excited


HORNY Defined for Kids

horny

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adjective \ˈhȯr-nē\

Definition of horny for Students

hornier

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horniest

  1. 1 :  made of horn

  2. 2 :  hard and rough horny hands


Medical Dictionary

horny

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adjective \ˈhȯr-nē\

Medical Definition of horny

hornier

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est

  1. 1a:  composed of or resembling tough fibrous material consisting chiefly of keratin :  keratinous horny tissue after the horny material has been…cut away—Morris Fishbeinb:  being hard or callused horny-handed

  2. 2:  having horns


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