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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gift horse mean? 

  The noun GIFT HORSE has 1 sense:

1. a gift (usually of inferior quality) that should be accepted uncritically

  Familiarity information: GIFT HORSE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A gift (usually of inferior quality) that should be accepted uncritically

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Context example:

it wasn't much, but don't look a gift horse in the mouth

Hypernyms ("gift horse" is a kind of...):

gift (something acquired without compensation)

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