warhorse Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “warhorse” in the English Dictionary

"warhorse" in British English

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uk   /ˈwɔː.hɔːs/  us   /ˈwɔːr.hɔːrs/

warhorse noun (PERSON)

[C] informal an ​old and ​experiencedpolitician, ​soldier, or athlete, ​especially one who is still ​active: Manchester City's ​old warhorse, still ​fightingfit at 36, was ​sent off for ​fouling after ​half an ​hour.

warhorse noun (SHOW)

[C usually singular] often disapproving a ​piece of ​music, ​television show, ​play, or other ​performedpiece of ​work that has often been ​performed or ​shown and is very ​famous: I don't ​understand why a ​balletcompany can't ​performfresh new ​materialinstead of just ​bringing out the same old warhorses ​year after ​year.
(Definition of warhorse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “warhorse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 老谋深算的政客, 老兵…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 老謀深算的政客, 老兵…
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