hone in is a term incorrectly used by those meaning home in.
It is used by people to identify something which is approaching a target, see home in for the correct word and definition.
My buddy always says "hone in" when he means "home in".
"My pigeon can hone in on his bird food real good"
by Tex01 November 18, 2007
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Of exceptional quality or beauty, or otherwise acute, intense, or effective. Used briefly in Southern California youth culture in the late 70's and early 80's, possibly among the skater community.
That bike is honed. That jump was completely honed.
by DougWare June 19, 2017
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To improve or perfect, usually regarding a skill.
My keyboarding abilities were honed in that online computer game.
by Confident Lefty February 19, 2006
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A hot or incredibly attractive person. Used primarily on Australian streets to alert friends of a sexy passerby.
Dayum Africa, that bitch be a hone.
by LuluLottie15 February 20, 2014
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When a player on a video game gets owned hard.
Either with a head shot or another type of ownage.
by Spikey James February 23, 2006
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To derp as a game provider and not have the server capacity or smarts to counter DDoS. In return the servers are unplayable for days on end.
HoNing (Heroes of Newerth) when the game designers let the population grow to a point of server capacity and then get spammed and taken down due to traffic.
by Luee September 29, 2011
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