part of speech: noun

definition 1: a large mammal with long legs and hooves. A horse has a long neck with a mane, short hair, and a long tail. In the wild, horses live in herds and eat grass and other plants. For thousands of years,

  • people have used horses for riding and for pulling or carrying loads.

definition 2: a frame with legs, used for holding or supporting things.

  • We used saw horses to hold the boards.

definition 3: a large padded block on legs used for gymnastic activities.

  • We used a ramp to help us jump over the horse.

phrase: look a gift horse in the mouth

phrase: hold one’s horses

phrase: horse around

Word Builder: horse +

horseback: the back of a horse; the part of a horse that you ride on.
horsepower: a unit of energy used to measure the power of engines.