Definition of hunting horn in US English:

hunting horn


  • A horn blown to give signals during hunting.

    • ‘A hunting horn sounded, and through the trees he caught a glimpse of the flying bodies of the pack, but the trail was almost obscured by overgrowth.’
    • ‘There has been much noise of bagpipes, hunting horns and cheering; the countryside is always full of sounds as well as sights.’
    • ‘At that moment, from the field the fox has just left, there's the skirl of a hunting horn.’
    • ‘Only then did it hear the clear notes of a hunting horn playing in the distance.’
    • ‘Overhead, a hunting horn called, echoing into the distance.’


hunting horn

/ˈhən(t)iNG ˈˌhôrn/