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Definition of foghorn noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

foghorn

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfɒɡhɔːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːɡhɔːrn//
 
, NAmE//ˈfɑːɡhɔːrn//
 
Parts of boats and ships
 
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an instrument that makes a loud noise to warn ships of danger in fog He's got a voice like a foghorn (= a loud unpleasant voice). See related entries: Parts of boats and ships
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: foghorn