Definition of horn in in US English:

horn in

phrasal verb

  • Intrude or interfere.

    • ‘He considered her ‘interference ‘as horning in on HIS customer.’
    • ‘I was doing that eons before this two-bit hustler started horning in on the action.’
    • ‘Yeah, then we got all these amateurs horning into the field, and felony fashions just went down the toilet.’
    • ‘A TV reporter was canned by WCBS yesterday after he shouted the F-word at two meddlers who horned in on his live shot.’
    • ‘But things changed when digital cameras began horning in on film's turf.’
    • ‘Then Nelson and David Rockefeller horned their way in, and the spotlight moved to the Trilateral Commission.’
    • ‘And never mind the people on the waiting list who were bumped off because someone else with more money horned his way in.’
    • ‘Fark seems to be horning in on Something Awful's racket.’
    • ‘When asked how he feels about TAAFI horning in on his still-developing territory, he is quick to brush away any suggested rivalry.’
    • ‘Busily I raced around New York, horning in on investors' conferences, eager to meet a financial guru or an entrepreneur who could teach me something.’
    • ‘Socialist Workers try to horn in on every hot issue and march, but it seems that other groups aren't as bothered by this as they used to be.’