US: /ˈhɔɹs/
UK: /hˈɔːs/

English Vietnamese dictionary

horse /hɔ:s/
  • danh từ
    • ngựa
      • to take horse: đi ngựa, cưỡi ngựa
      • to horse!: lên ngựa!
    • kỵ binh
      • horse and foot: kỵ binh và bộ binh
      • light horse: kỵ binh nhẹ
    • (thể dục,thể thao) ngựa gỗ ((cũng) vaulting horse)
    • giá (có chân để phơi quần áo...)
    • (thần thoại,thần học) quỷ đầu ngựa đuôi cá
    • (động vật học) cá ngựa
    • (động vật học) con moóc
    • (hàng hải) dây thừng, dây chão
    • (ngành mỏ) khối đá nằm ngang (trong mạch mỏ)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) (như) horse-power
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) bài dịch để quay cóp (của học sinh)
    • to back the wrong horse
      • đánh cá con ngựa thua
    • ủng hộ phe thua
    • black (dark) horse
      • con ngựa ít người biết đến trong cuộc đua
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) ứng cử viên ít người biết đến trong cuộc bầu cử
    • to eat (work) like a horse
      • ăn (làm) khoẻ
    • to flog a dead horse
      • (xem) flog
    • to hold one's horses
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) kìm sự nóng nảy
    • to mount (be on, get on, ride) the high horse
      • vênh váo, làm bộ làm tịch, lên mặt ta đây
    • to put the cart before the horse
      • (xem) cart
    • to swop (change) horse while crossing the stream
      • thay ngựa giữa dòng
    • that's a horse of another colour
      • đó là một vấn đề hoàn toàn khác
  • nội động từ
    • cưỡi ngựa, đi ngựa
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) động đực (ngựa cái)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) đùa nhả ((cũng) to horse around)
    • ngoại động từ
      • cấp ngựa cho (ai)
      • đóng ngựa vào (xe...)
      • cõng, cho cưỡi trên lưng
      • đặt (ai) lên lưng (người nào hoặc ngựa gỗ) để đánh đòn
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) đùa nhả (ai)

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 a large animal with four legs, a MANE (= long thick hair on its neck) and a tail. Horses are used for riding on, pulling carriages, etc: He mounted his horse and rode off. + a horse and cart
    Idioms: (straight) from the horse's mouth (informal) (of information) given by sb who is directly involved and therefore likely to be accurate
    hold your horses (informal) used to tell sb that they should wait a moment and not be so excited that they take action without thinking about it first
    horses for courses (BrE) the act of matching people with suitable jobs or tasks: Only a skilled interpreter with teaching skills can teach interpreting. It is horses for courses.
    a one, two, three, etc. horse race a competition or an election in which there are only one, two, etc. teams or candidates with a chance of winning: The women's competition was a two horse race between last year's winners Surrey and the previous champions Essex.
    more at BACK v., BARN n., CART n., CHANGE v., DARK adj., DRIVE v., EAT, FLOG, GIFT n., HIGH adj., STABLE n., WILD adj.
    Phrasal Verbs: horse about / around (informal) to play in a way that is noisy and not very careful so that you could hurt sb or damage sth: He fell through the window while horsing around with some friends.(also horse)
    + noun
    a large object with legs, and sometimes handles, that GYMNASTS use to vault over

    Collocation dictionary


    beautiful, fine, good, lovely, magnificent
    He was mounted on the finest horse you could ever see.
    | bay, black, chestnut, grey, piebald, roan, skewbald | thoroughbred | feral, wild | unbroken | highly-strung, nervous, restless, skittish | frightened, startled, terrified | placid | fancied
    The race organizers became suspicious when the two most fancied horses finished last.
    | loose, riderless, runaway
    Three horses fell when a loose horse ran across the track.
    | fresh
    They would need fresh horses if they were to reach the border the next day.
    | lame | heavy, shire
    The brewery had 25 heavy horses delivering beer in London.
    | riding, saddle | carriage, cart
    draught, dray | pack | cavalry, police | race
    | pantomime
    He got a part as the rear end of a pantomime horse.
    | rocking


    breed | get ready
    Get my horse ready and wait for me.
    | saddle | be mounted on, mount | ride | lead | brush down, groom | shoe | stable | handle
    She has a knack for handling horses.
    | ill-treat | frighten | hobble, tether | nobble
    He was jailed for 15 years for nobbling a horse that had been going to run in the Derby.


    canter, gallop, trot, walk
    Several horses trotted past us.
    | prance | run
    There are ten horses running in the next race.
    | plod
    The weary horse plodded up the hill.
    | neigh, snort, whinny | bolt | rear (up), shy | plunge
    The cart overturned, the horse plunging and rearing in its traces.
    | fall, slip, stumble
    The horse stumbled and threw its rider.
    | throw sb | jump | pull sth
    They passed an old horse pulling a cart full of apples.
    | prick up its ears | graze


    The car in front was pulling a horse box.
    | breeder, dealer, lover, owner, rider, trainer | droppings, dung, manure, shit
    | fair
    Hundreds of horses are bought and sold at the annual horse fair.
    | race | racing, riding | show, trials
    He won second prize in a horse show.
    | trough
    The horse trough was full of stagnant water.
    | whip | trading
    (also horse-trading)(figurative) political horse-trading


    on a/the ~


    a horse and carriage/cart, horse-drawn
    horse-drawn vehicles

    Concise English dictionary

    horses|horsed|horsinghɔrs /hɔːs
    +solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    +a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    +troops trained to fight on horseback
    +a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
    +a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
    +provide with a horse or horses