horse sense definition

  • noun:
    • casual Common sense; gumption.
    • commonsense, specially with a connotation of folk knowledge separate from, and trumping, formal knowledge.
    • powerful wise practice.
    • A crude, instinctive style of commonsense, separate of training or knowledge; a coarse, sturdy, and conspicuous type of shrewdness frequently within ignorant and rude people; simple, practical common sense.
    • sound practical judgment

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