war horse


war horse
Synonyms and related words:
Houyhnhnm, Tammany man, beldam, brood mare, campaigner, charger, colt, courser, critter, crone, dame, dobbin, dowager, entire, entire horse, equine, filly, foal, frump, gelding, grandam, grandmother, granny, hag, horse, machine politician, mare, mount, nag, old battle-ax, old campaigner, old dame, old girl, old granny, old hand, old lady, old pro, old salt, old sea dog, old soldier, old trot, old wife, old woman, old-timer, party boss, party chieftain, party leader, pol, political hack, political leader, politician, prancer, professional politician, reform politician, reformer, salt, seasoned veteran, shellback, stallion, steed, stud, studhorse, tarpan, top horse, trooper, trot, vet, veteran, wheelhorse, wild horse, witch

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • War horse — War War, n. [OE. & AS. werre; akin to OHG. werra scandal, quarrel, sedition, werran to confound, mix, D. warren, G. wirren, verwirren, to embroil, confound, disturb, and perhaps to E. worse; cf. OF. werre war, F. querre, of Teutonic origin. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • war horse — war horse, 1. a horse used in war; charger. 2. Informal, Figurative. a) a person who has taken part in many wars, campaigns, or battles; veteran soldier, sailor, etc. b) a veteran actor, politician, or other public figure. c) any well known,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • war-horse — war′ horse n. 1) mil a horse used in war; charger 2) mil Informal. a veteran of many conflicts, as a soldier or politician 3) Informal. a musical composition, play, etc., that has been seen, heard, or performed excessively • Etymology: 1645–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • war horse — 1. a horse used in battle; charger 2. Informal a person who has been through many battles or struggles; veteran 3. Informal a symphony, play, opera, etc. that has been performed so often as to seem trite and stale: For 2 & 3, now usually written… …   Universalium

  • war horse — 1. a horse used in battle; charger 2. Informal a person who has been through many battles or struggles; veteran 3. Informal a symphony, play, opera, etc. that has been performed so often as to seem trite and stale: For 2 & 3, now usually written… …   English World dictionary

  • war-horse — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a horse used in war; especially : a powerful horse for military service : charger 2. : a veteran soldier or public person (as a politician) : an old campaigner, leader, or partisan who has had a stormy but successful career 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • War Horse — Artikel eintragen Dieser Ar …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • war-horse — /wawr hawrs /, n. 1. a horse used in war; charger. 2. Informal. a veteran, as a soldier or politician, of many struggles and conflicts. 3. a musical composition, play, etc., that has been seen, heard, or performed excessively. [1645 55; WAR1 +… …   Universalium

  • war horse — n. charger, horse used in battle; person who has taken part in many conflicts or controversies (Informal); musical or dramatic piece that has been done so many times as to become commonplace …   English contemporary dictionary

  • war horse — see warhorse …   English dictionary


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