Definition of Neigh

1. Noun. The characteristic sounds made by a horse.

Exact synonyms: Nicker, Whicker, Whinny
Generic synonyms: Cry
Derivative terms: Nicker, Whicker, Whinny



2. Verb. Make a characteristic sound, of a horse.
Exact synonyms: Nicker, Whicker, Whinny
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter
Derivative terms: Nicker, Whicker, Whinny

Definition of Neigh

1. v. i. To utter the cry of the horse; to whinny.

2. n. The cry of a horse; a whinny.

Definition of Neigh

1. Noun. The cry of a horse. ¹

2. Verb. (context: of a horse) to make its cry ¹

3. Verb. to make a sound similar to a horses' cry ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neigh

1. to utter the cry of a horse [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neigh

negrophils
negrophobe
negrophobes
negrophobia
negrophobias
negs
negus
neguses
nehiloth
neibor
neibour
neice
neif
neife
neifs
neigh (current term)
neighboorhood
neighbor
neighbor tone
neighbor tones
neighbore
neighbored
neighborhood
neighborhoodlike
neighborhoods
neighborhoody
neighboring
neighboring(a)
neighborite
neighborless

Literary usage of Neigh

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1863)
"... and patted him on the neck, he gave a neigh of mingled triumph and recognition, and she turned his head homeward and cantered off as leisurely as if she ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Shechem its possession seem to have been waged and neigh- between Israel and the Canaanites. boring Cities. ..."

3. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"One piercing neigh Arose, and, on the dead man's plain, Tlic rider grasps his steed again. 1825. 1826. THE RETURN OF SPRING FROM CHARLES D'ORLÉANS* Now Time ..."

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