[ UK /wˈɔːhɔːs/ ]
  1. a work of art (composition or drama) that is part of the standard repertory but has become hackneyed from much repetition
  2. horse used in war
  3. an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
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How To Use warhorse In A Sentence

  • And if he doesn't play in Melbourne, the 35-year-old pace warhorse certainly won't play in the third Test in Sydney, just days after the Melbourne Test.
  • You won't find any mention of his new job on the BBC News site, which neglects to inform us where the old Shadow Chancellor will be plying his trade in the newly-shuffled Conservative warhorse.
  • There has been a welcome youthful look to Stuart Kennedy's side this term but it was that old warhorse Gary McLaughlin who set up this victory with a remarkable six wicket haul.
  • Maligned forward Jamal Mashburn has improved his defense and stayed healthy, and 34-year-old warhorse Dan Majerle is still capable of hitting clutch jump shots.
  • Some say the old warhorses of the energy age, coal and nuclear power stations, will still be needed to cope with windless, sunless, waveless days.
  • Manchester City football club's old warhorse, still fighting fit at 36, was sent off for fouling after half an hour.
  • Naturalistic it isn't; Parker has introduced some fanciful set - pieces that have had purists chuntering like warhorses.
  • The visitors' skipper Mark Batty 69 and old warhorse Steve Dalby 44 set up the comfortable victory.
  • That winter-shaggy warhorse was no courser, but only a Sothoii - or someone with a prince's purse - could own its equal.
  • And Amir Peretz, who has rejoined the Labor Party, is running for party leader in primaries later this month against (among others) the old Labor warhorse Shimon Peres.
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