Examples of horse sense in a Sentence
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
First Known Use of horse sense
horse sense Synonyms
Synonymsdiscreetness, discretion, gumption [chiefly dialect], common sense, levelheadedness, nous [chiefly British], policy, prudence, sense, sensibleness, wisdom, wit
Related Wordsstreet smarts; farsightedness, forehandedness, foresight, foresightedness, forethoughtfulness, judgment (or judgement); brains, gray matter, intelligence; logicality, logicalness, practicality, rationality, rationalness; discernment, discrimination, insight, sagacity, sapience; acumen, astuteness, clearheadedness, keenness, penetration, perspicacity, shrewdness; care, caution, circumspection, precaution, premeditation
Near Antonymsshortsightedness; brainlessness, foolishness, half-wittedness, idiocy, senselessness, stupidity; carelessness, heedlessness; unreasonableness
HORSE SENSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horse sense for English Language Learners
: the ability to make good judgments or decisions : common sense
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