One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Intrude or interfere.
- ‘A TV reporter was canned by WCBS yesterday after he shouted the F-word at two meddlers who horned in on his live shot.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Yeah, then we got all these amateurs horning into the field, and felony fashions just went down the toilet.’
- ‘I was doing that eons before this two-bit hustler started horning in on the action.’
- ‘He considered her ‘interference ‘as horning in on HIS customer.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘But things changed when digital cameras began horning in on film's turf.’
- ‘When asked how he feels about TAAFI horning in on his still-developing territory, he is quick to brush away any suggested rivalry.’
- ‘Then Nelson and David Rockefeller horned their way in, and the spotlight moved to the Trilateral Commission.’
- ‘Fark seems to be horning in on Something Awful's racket.’
- ‘And never mind the people on the waiting list who were bumped off because someone else with more money horned his way in.’
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