Translation of "horse" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /hɔːs/ us /hɔːrs/

horse noun (ANIMAL)

A1 [ C ] a large animal with four legs that people ride on or use for carrying things or pulling vehicles

to ride a horse 骑马
a horse and cart 一辆马车
the horses [ plural ] informal

horse races where you try to win money by correctly guessing which horse will win

He spends all his money on the horses. 他把所有的钱都花在赌马上了。

More examples

  • He climbed onto his horse and set off at a relaxed trot down the lane.
  • My horse is a bit timid and is easily frightened by traffic.
  • We heard horses clip-clopping along the road.
  • A total of 21 horses were entered for the race.
  • It's a beautiful horse but a bit too frisky for an inexperienced rider.


[ C ] also vaulting horse a tall piece of equipment that people jump over in gymnastics


horse noun (DRUG)

[ U ] slang →  heroin


(Translation of “horse” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)