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
So how to make this old warhorse gallop like the thoroughbreds that vex the inveterate gamblers in the show’s opening number?
Everyone, that is, but the unflappable soloist, Vadim Gluzman, who rode the Russian warhorse to victory.
Those warhorses carry on the pretense of caring about meat.
As head of Lilly's early-stage psychiatric drug development in the late '90s, Potter saw that even durable warhorses like Prozac, which had been on the market for years, were being overtaken by dummy pills in more recent tests.
Stages Theatre’s revival of this indestructible ’40s warhorse tickles every funny bone in Kesselring’s perfectly crafted script.
Kakutani is nearly tied with the dance critic Jennifer Dunning, whose prose, like Kozinn’s, is dominated by the names of local venues and repertory warhorses.
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First Known Use of warhorse
Synonymsdoyen, old hand, old-timer, stager, vet, veteran
Antonymsbeginner, colt, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, recruit, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro
Related Wordsdoyenne; adept, dab hand [chiefly British], expert, guru, hand, master, maven (also mavin), past master, pro, professional
Near Antonymsapprentice, cub; boot, novitiate; amateur, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationer
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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