Definition of unicorn
1 : a mythical usually white animal generally depicted with the body and head of a horse with long flowing mane and tail and a single often spiraled horn in the middle of the forehead
2 : an animal mentioned in the Bible that is usually considered an aurochs, a one-horned rhinoceros, or an antelope
Recent Examples of unicorn from the Web
Tori and Stella, whose birthday is June 9, have been celebrating her birth month with all things unicorn.
Resident unicorn and glitter connoisseur Bella Thorne has always been very up-front about her struggle with acne.
And meanwhile, the youngest of those three children, Agnes (Nev Scharrel) is determined to catch a real, live unicorn.
The result, however, is an inordinately busy movie that yields a few amusing and even sweet moments -- a la Gru's young daughter and her quest to find a unicorn -- that are largely snowed under by the loud and obnoxious ones.
And if unicorns aren't your ~mythical creature~ of choice, the eatery also offers some other dreamy flavors, including one that's half matcha and half peanut butter.
Choose the flamingo, toucan, swan, or unicorn, then follow the easy recipe.
Unicorns don’t pair well with Arby’s roast beef, apparently.
The top six in order: Clemson Death Valley is all unicorns, rainbows and pizza parties now that Dabo Swinney has brought a national title back to Clemson.
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UNICORN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unicorn for English Language Learners
: an imaginary animal that looks like a horse and has a straight horn growing from the middle of its forehead
UNICORN Defined for Kids
Definition of unicorn for Students
: an imaginary animal that looks like a horse with one horn in the middle of the forehead
Medical Definition of unicorn
: having a single horn or hornlike process a unicorn uterus
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