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Definition of give the horns

give the horns

expression

  • To shame one's husband by committing adultery.

    "Cuckold" (verb)

    See Wikipedia, c.f. "Cuckold" esp. the section "Cultural usage of horn metaphor."

    Last edited on Dec 30 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Dec 30 2014.

verb

  • to mistreat.
    He stood you up? Give him the horns.

    Last edited on Nov 24 2010. Submitted by Jewels D. from Pordenone (Friuli-Venezia Giulia), Italy on Aug 12 1998.

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Other terms relating to 'give':

Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.
Definitions include: acronym for "don't give a fuck."
Definitions include: acronym for "do I look like I give a shit."
Definitions include: to give up or to show weakness.
Definitions include: to care.
Definitions include: to give bad advice.
Definitions include: to care.
Definitions include: to care.
Definitions include: to care.
Definitions include: to care.
Definitions include: to care.
Definitions include: to applaud.
Definitions include: to beat up.
Definitions include: to care a tiny amount, always used in the negative
Definitions include: compromise.

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Definitions include: phone.
Definitions include: sexual arousal.
Definitions include: quickly.
Definitions include: to praise oneself.
Definitions include: to praise one's self.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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