Kamus Online  
suggested words

Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: stalking-horse (0.01113 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to stalking-horse.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: stalking-horse stalking-horse n 1: a candidate put forward to divide the opposition or to mask the true candidate 2: something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason [syn: pretext] 3: screen consisting of a figure of a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game 4: a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game
English → English (gcide) Definition: Stalking-horse Stalking-horse \Stalk"ing-horse`\ (st[add]k"[i^]ng-h[^o]rs`), n. 1. A horse, or a figure resembling a horse, behind which a hunter conceals himself from the game he is aiming to kill. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Something used to cover up a secret project; a mask; a pretense. [1913 Webster] Hypocrisy is the devil's stalking-horse under an affectation of simplicity and religion. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] How much more abominable is it to make of him [Christ] and religion a stalking-horse, to get and enjoy the world! --Bunyan. [1913 Webster]


Cari kata di:
Custom Search
Touch version | Android | Disclaimer