wear the horns

wear the horns

To have an adulterous wife; to be cuckolded. The cuckold is traditionally associated with horns. I never thought I would wear the horns, but it's true—my wife cheated on me.
See also: horn, wear
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When you've been the goat as often as Kent Desormeaux, you learn just how to wear the horns.