put horns on (one)

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put horns on (one)

Of a woman, to be sexually unfaithful to her male partner; to cuckold one. Said of a man. (The imagery of horns is traditionally associated with the cuckold.) I never thought my wife would put horns on me, but there's no question that she's been having an affair.
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