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noun as in warning signal

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“They killed Foghorn Leghorn, right in front of his teammates,” says one historian.

Dreyfuss enthusiastically deploys the Foghorn Leghorn manner of the mid-19th century pre-microphone politician.

You know at Yale they called him 'Foghorn' Harwood, and they put him in front to lead the cheering at all the big games.

The musician, smiling and tousled, was at my bedside, raising a foghorn to his lips with deadly intention.

I hoped to do so without help, by using the edge of the sand; but if he heard a long whistle he was to blow the foghorn.

We hove-to, keeping the foghorn going with its melancholy bray.

Night was coming on and, to accent the loneliness, from somewhere in the dusky dimness a great foghorn groaned at intervals.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foghorn, such as: alarm, signal, siren, and danger signal.

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