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horn·y

 (hôr′nē)
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.

horny

(ˈhɔːnɪ)
adj, hornier or horniest
1. of, like, or hard as horn
2. having a horn or horns
3. slang
a. sexually aroused
b. provoking or intended to provoke sexual arousal
c. sexually eager or lustful
ˈhornily adv
ˈhorniness n

horn•y

(ˈhɔr ni)

adj. horn•i•er, horn•i•est.
1. consisting of a horn or a hornlike substance; corneous.
2. having a horn or horns.
3. hornlike through hardening; callous: horny hands.
4. Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.
a. lustful.
b. sexually excited.
[1350–1400]
horn′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.horny - feeling great sexual desirehorny - feeling great sexual desire; "feeling horny"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
2.horny - having horns or hornlike projections; "horny coral"; "horny (or horned) frog"
horned - having a horn or horns or hornlike parts or horns of a particular kind; "horned viper"; "great horned owl"; "the unicorn--a mythical horned beast"; "long-horned cattle"
3.horny - made of horn (or of a substance resembling horn)
hard - resisting weight or pressure

horny

adjective (Informal) aroused, excited, turned on (slang), randy (informal, chiefly Brit.), raunchy (slang), amorous, lustful horny adolescent boys
Translations
سَهْل الإثارة جِنْسِيّاصَلْب كالقُرونقَرْني الشَّكل
mozolnatýnadrženýrohovitý
barkethornagtighornetliderligsexet
felizgultkérgesszarus
gerîur úr horni, eins og hornharîur; siggróinn
mozoľnatýrohovitý
boynuz gibiboynuz gibi sertşehvetli

horny

[ˈhɔːnɪ] ADJ (hornier (compar) (horniest (superl)))
1. (= hard) [material] → córneo; [hands] → calloso
2. (= randy) → caliente, cachondo (Sp, Mex)

horny

[ˈhɔːrni] adj
(= aroused) → excité(e)
[hands] → calleux/euse
[nail, layer] → corné(e)

horny

adj (+er)
(= like horn)hornartig; hands etcschwielig; soleshornig
(inf) (= sexually aroused)scharf (inf), → geil (inf); (Brit: = sexually attractive) → scharf (inf)

horny

[ˈhɔːnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (like horn) → corneo/a; (hands) → incallito/a, calloso/a (fam) (randy) → arrapato/a, eccitato/a

horn

(hoːn) noun
1. a hard object which grows (usually in pairs) on the head of a cow, sheep etc. A ram has horns.
2. the material of which this is made. spoons made of horn; (also adjective) horn spoons.
3. something which is made of horn. a shoehorn.
4. something which looks like a horn in shape. a snail's horns.
5. the apparatus in a car etc which gives a warning sound. The driver blew his horn.
6. an instrument, formerly an animal's horn but now made of brass, that is blown to produce a musical sound. a hunting-horn.
7. (also French horn) the type of coiled brass horn that is played in orchestras etc.
horned adjective
having a horn or horns. a horned animal.
-horned
a long-horned antelope.
ˈhorny adjective
1. like horn. a horny substance.
2. as hard as horn. horny hands.
3. (slang) sexually excited; easily aroused sexually. feeling horny.
References in classic literature ?
When these hands had met last, they were alike in the softness and freshness of youth; now, one was brown and wrinkled and horny with age, while the other was still as young and fair and blemishless as if those forty years had come and gone in a single moment, leaving no mark of their passage.
She put her floury and horny hand into mine; another and heartier smile illumined her rough face, and from that moment we were friends.
Joining their horny hands over the rough table at which they sat, they wished each other Merry Christmas in their can of grog; and one of them: the elder, too, with his face all damaged and scarred with hard weather, as the figure-head of an old ship might be: struck up a sturdy song that was like a Gale in itself.
And the aged woman watched me cunningly through her horny eyes.
I think that the horny jaws of one of the cuttlefish is entangled in the blades.
and all the time his little eyes burned like coals under the heavy, horny eyelids on the top of his triangular head, as he shoved his bloated barrel-body along between his crutched legs.
He was received by the whole troop of his majesty's wives, to the harmonious accords of the "upatu," a sort of cymbal made of the bottom of a copper kettle, and to the uproar of the "kilindo," a drum five feet high, hollowed out from the trunk of a tree, and hammered by the ponderous, horny fists of two jet-black virtuosi.
I sat up and rubbed my grimy face with my dry and horny hands, as my lips and eyelids were stuck together, and it was only after some friction and with an effort that I was able to open them.
Bearded sailors with brown faces and large horny hands clasped their partners in a tight embrace.
Listen," said he to Gringoire, fondling his misshapen chin with his horny hand; "I don't see why you should not be hung.
Leaping from the tangled vegetation of the jungle's rim came a huge panther, with blazing eyes and bared fangs, and in his wake a score of mighty, shaggy apes lumbering rapidly toward them, half erect upon their short, bowed legs, and with their long arms reaching to the ground, where their horny knuckles bore the weight of their ponderous bodies as they lurched from side to side in their grotesque advance.
Him thought he by the brook of Cherith stood, And saw the ravens with their horny beaks Food to Elijah bringing even and morn-- Though ravenous, taught to abstain from what they brought; He saw the Prophet also, how he fled Into the desert, and how there he slept Under a juniper--then how, awaked, He found his supper on the coals prepared, And by the Angel was bid rise and eat, And eat the second time after repose, The strength whereof sufficed him forty days: Sometimes that with Elijah he partook, Or as a guest with Daniel at his pulse.