Whinnying
Whinny Whin"ny, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whinnied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whinnying}.] [From {Whine}] To utter the ordinary call or cry of a horse; to neigh. [1913 Webster]

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  • whinnying — whin·ny || hwɪnɪ / w n. neigh, sound made by horse v. neigh; make a sound like a horse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whinny — /hwin ee, win ee/, v., whinnied, whinnying, n., pl. whinnies. v.i. 1. to utter the characteristic cry of a horse; neigh. v.t. 2. to express by whinnying. n. 3. a whinnying sound. [1520 30; imit.; cf. earlier whrinny, L hinnire] * * * …   Universalium

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  • whinny — [c]/ˈwɪni / (say winee) verb (whinnied, whinnying) –verb (i) 1. (of a horse) to utter its characteristic cry; neigh. –verb (t) 2. to express by whinnying. –noun (plural whinnies) 3. a neigh. {alteration of whine in (now obsolete) sense whinny } …   Australian English dictionary

  • whinny — whinny1 [hwin′ē, win′ē] adj. whinnier, whinniest [ WHIN1 + Y2] covered with whin, or furze whinny2 [hwin′ē, win′ē] vi. whinnied, whinnying [prob. echoic] to neigh in a low …   English World dictionary

  • Whinnied — Whinny Whin ny, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whinnied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whinnying}.] [From {Whine}] To utter the ordinary call or cry of a horse; to neigh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whinny — Whin ny, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whinnied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whinnying}.] [From {Whine}] To utter the ordinary call or cry of a horse; to neigh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whinny — I. verb (whinnied; whinnying) Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1530 intransitive verb to neigh especially in a low or gentle way transitive verb to utter with or as if with a whinny II. noun (plural whinnies) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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