Definition of


  1. (noun, event) the characteristic sounds made by a horse
  2. (verb, communication) make a characteristic sound, of a horse

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Synonyms of Neigh

nicker, whicker, whinny

Alternate forms of Neigh

Derivations: neigh

Hypernyms: cry, emit, let loose, let out, utter

Origin of the word Neigh

  1. O.E. hn?gan, probably of imitative origin (cf. O.N. gneggja, M.H.G. negen, Fr. hennir, Jap. inanaki). more

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