Translation of horn in Spanish:

horn

Pronunciation: /hɔːrn; hɔːn/

n

  • 1 [Zool] 1.1 c u (of animal) cuerno (m), asta (f‡), cacho (m) (AmS) , guampa (f) (CS) the horn of plenty el cuerno de la abundancia on the horns of a dilemma entre la espada y la pared she's caught on the horns of a dilemma está entre la espada y la pared his questions put me on the horns of a dilemma sus preguntas me pusieron entre la espada y la pared to lock horns with sb (come into conflict) chocar* con algn, tener* un encontronazo con algn [familiar/colloquial] (before n) [button/handle] de asta, de guampa (CS) 1.2 c (of snail) cuerno (m) to draw in one's horns (become cautious) recoger* velas (economize) apretarse* el cinturón [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 c [Mus] 2.1 (wind instrument) cuerno (m) a hunting horn un cuerno or un corno or una trompa de caza post horn corneta (f) (del cartero) 2.2
    (French horn)
    trompa (f)
    2.3 (in jazz) [slang/argot]cualquier instrumento metálico de viento

Phrasal verbs

horn in

v + adv (+ prep + o)
[colloquial/familiar] meterse she always horns in on any successful deals we do cuando los negocios nos salen bien, ella siempre quiere sacar tajada [familiar/colloquial]

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