horn in
intransitive verb Date: 1911 to participate without invitation or consent ; intrude

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • horn in — (on (someone/something)) to interrupt or try to become involved when you are not welcome. George worried that his brother would try to horn in on the company s success. Related vocabulary: in on something, let someone in on something …   New idioms dictionary

  • horn in — index intrude Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • horn in — verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way This guy is always nosing around the office • Syn: ↑intrude, ↑pry, ↑nose, ↑poke • See Also: ↑nose out (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • horn in — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms horn in : present tense I/you/we/they horn in he/she/it horns in present participle horning in past tense horned in past participle horned in informal to try to become involved in something that other people …   English dictionary

  • horn in — v. (D; intr.) to horn in on ( to interrupt ) * * * [ hɔːn ɪn] (D; intr.) to horn in on ( to interrupt ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • horn in — {v.}, {slang} To come in without invitation or welcome; interfere. Often used with on . * /Jack would often horn in on conversations discussing things he knew nothing about./ * /Lee horned in on Ray and Annie and wanted to dance with Annie./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • horn in — {v.}, {slang} To come in without invitation or welcome; interfere. Often used with on . * /Jack would often horn in on conversations discussing things he knew nothing about./ * /Lee horned in on Ray and Annie and wanted to dance with Annie./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • horn\ in — v slang To come in without invitation or welcome; interfere. Often used with on . Jack would often horn in on conversations discussing things he knew nothing about. Lee horned in on Ray and Annie and wanted to dance with Annie. Compare: butt in …   Словарь американских идиом

  • horn in — interfere, intrude, butt in    We were playing a game of tag, and the big guys tried to horn in …   English idioms

  • horn in — informal interfere. → horn …   English new terms dictionary

  • horn in — Synonyms and related words: barge in, break in, break in upon, burst in, busybody, butt in, charge in, chisel, come between, crash, crash in, crash the gates, creep in, crowd in, cut in, edge in, elbow in, encroach, entrench, foist in, fool,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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