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adj. horn·i·er, horn·i·est
1. Having horns or hornlike projections.
2. Made of horn or a similar substance.
3. Tough and calloused: horny skin.
4. Vulgar Slang
a. Desirous of sexual activity.
b. Sexually aroused.

[Sense 4, from horn, an erection.]

horn′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horniness - a state of sexual arousal
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
sexual arousal - the arousal of sexual desires in preparation for sexual behavior
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