short-horned grasshopper

noun
\ ˈshȯrt-ˌhȯrn(d)- How to pronounce short-horned grasshopper (audio) \

Definition of short-horned grasshopper

: any of a family (Acrididae) of grasshoppers with short antennae

First Known Use of short-horned grasshopper

1868, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About short-horned grasshopper

Time Traveler for short-horned grasshopper

Time Traveler

The first known use of short-horned grasshopper was in 1868

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near short-horned grasshopper

short-horned buffalo

short-horned grasshopper

short hundredweight

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for short-horned grasshopper

Cite this Entry

“Short-horned grasshopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short-horned%20grasshopper. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on short-horned grasshopper

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about short-horned grasshopper

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!