When Veep returned Sunday night, its sharp-tongued writing was honed to a perfect razor edge.
Memorization was an art that could be honed using geometric patterns, imaginary structures and landscapes.
And while I have never written ad copy, I find it hard to imagine that ones ability to do so is honed by writing term papers.
Now the kids are back on the road, sharing their decades-old (er, honed) dance moves with adoring North American audiences.
He honed a clear and compelling message and communicated it aggressively with great discipline.
My hunting knife, honed as fine as the edge of a microtome blade.
Joe found the ax so sharp that he must have honed it after felling the last tree.
If you knew how I've honed to set the table with my weddin' dishes.
honed Sr,—I recd yrs of ye 25th in which I find with ye utmost concern ye dissatisfaction you express at my expences.
These should be fined or honed to a perfect point, and the abrupt part of the barb filed down one-half.
"whetstone," Old English han "stone, rock, (boundary) stone," in Middle English "whetstone" (early 14c.), from Proto-Germanic *haino (cf. Old Norse hein "hone"). The verb is 1788, from the noun. Related: Honed; honing.