Definition Of hornet

a large stinging wasp that typically nests in hollow trees.

Bites from bees, wasps, hornets , yellow jackets and fire ants are typically the most troublesome.

Example Of hornet

  • A grasshopper materialized, then several hornets , two shiny black wasps, a drab brown damselfly, and a large azure-blue dragonfly.

  • Before I poke my stick into that little hornets' nest , I'm going to declare an interest in both sides.

  • Bites from bees, wasps, hornets , yellow jackets and fire ants are typically the most troublesome.

  • Discount broker TD Waterhouse has stirred up a hornets' nest with the announcement that it will introduce margin trading into the UK.

  • In doing so, he seems to have stirred up a hornets' nest .


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