foghorn foghorn

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a loud low warning signal that can be heard by fogbound ships
  2. (n) a warning device consisting of a horn that generates a loud low tone

Usage(s):

  1. Also, always keep talking until the moderator is forced to stop you with a foghorn blast or by reaching for an elephant gun under the desk.
  2. In private conversation it was husky and confidential, in public debate it was as penetrating, resonant and hard to shut off as the foghorn at Montauk Light.
  3. That last point is so true, foghorn.

News

  1. In Transit Blog: A Symphony at Sea

    Bands, ships and a lighthouse will perform the Foghorn Requiem, a lament for a fading sound, on the North Sea on Saturday.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. A Symphony at Sea

    Bands, ships and a lighthouse will perform the Foghorn Requiem, a lament for a fading sound, on the North Sea on Saturday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New York Times

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Quotes

  1. "The chicken that Mundine is talking to is of the same mentality as 'Choc'," Green said. "While he's talking to a caged chicken, I'm like Foghorn Leghorn, still crowing about being the WBA light-heavyweight champion of the world. He obviously...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Danny Green Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Wes was this little, short guy who had his chest puffed out like the chicken hawk on that old Foghorn Leghorn cartoon," Leach said. "And by the third game, he was one of our starting receivers."
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Mike Leach Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I actually heard the birds chirping this morning as opposed to the foghorn," DeLisha Milton-Jones said. "There are definitely more smiling faces in the locker room."
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: DeLisha Milton-Jones Source: Washington Post

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