A device making a loud, deep sound as a warning to ships in fog.
More example sentences
- The ship's foghorn sounded mournfully into the mist.
- Along the way they took recordings of the sounds of foghorns, lightships, coastguard stations and the voices of those who lived and worked there.
- After this fun, a foghorn sounded to signal the beginning of a ‘self-guided’ walking tour.
Definition of foghorn in:
- The British & World English dictionary