Horrisonant Hor*ris"o*nant, a. Horrisonous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • horrisonant — /ho risˈə nənt/ adjective Dreadful sounding (also (archaic) horrisˈonous) ORIGIN: From root of L horrēre to bristle, and sonāns, antis sounding …   Useful english dictionary

  • horrisonant — adjective Having an unpleasant sound. And if it had been necessary to exact implicit and profound belief, by mysterious and horrisonant terms, he could have amazed the listener …   Wiktionary

  • horrisonant —   a. making horrible sound …   Dictionary of difficult words

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”