Warhorse - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɔːrhɔːrs|  American pronunciation of the word warhorse
Brit.  |ˈwɔːhɔːs|  British pronunciation of the word warhorse

noun

- a work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition
- an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service (syn: old- timer, stager, veteran)
- horse used in war

Examples

the Democratic warhorse in the Senate

a general who describes himself as an old warhorse

a new production of an old warhorse

Word forms

noun
singular: warhorse
plural: warhorses
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