Examples of warhorse in a Sentence
the Democratic warhorse in the Senate
a general who describes himself as an old warhorse
a new production of an old warhorse
Recent Examples of warhorse from the Web
Kisner moved into Sunday’s Final Four with a Saturday thrashing of European Ryder Cup warhorse Ian Poulter at Austin Country Club.
His cinematic staging, while sometimes theatrically arresting and filled with intriguingly weird imagery, often goes against the grain of this melodious French Romantic warhorse.
That was a revelatory performance of an old warhorse; perhaps this will be, too.
Each time, the warhorse returned to combat an often-unseen enemy lurking somewhere below.
The warhorses are coming to town and von Oeyen is ready for them.
The same brisket couldn’t help that old bar warhorse, potato skins, cooked too hard to cut with a fork.
Brussels sprouts, another old warhorse, are revived plated three ways, whole raw and fried leaves alongside shavings piled to conceal smoky deposits of whitefish, its salinity countered by candied poppy seeds and orange vinaigrette.
Some newer music would have been welcome but, instead, the rest of the program was given over to two of the most popular Slavic warhorses in the repertory, Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony and the Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2.
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First Known Use of warhorse
WARHORSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of warhorse for English Language Learners
: a person with a lot of experience in a field; especially : a soldier or politician who has served for a long time
: something (such as a work of art or musical composition) that has become very familiar because it has been played, shown, or seen many times
: a large horse used in war
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