Neigh

  • 1 neigh — neigh·bor·hood; neigh·bor·less; neigh·bor·li·ness; neigh·bor·ship; neigh·er; neigh; neigh·bor; neigh·bor·ly; …

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  • 2 neigh — [ neı ] verb intransitive 1. ) to make the high loud sound that a horse makes 2. ) to make a high loud sound like a horse s neigh ╾ neigh noun count …

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  • 3 Neigh — (n[=a]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Neighed} (n[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Neighing}.] [OE. neien, AS. hn[=ae]gan, prob. of imitative origin; cf. MHG. n[=e]gen, Icel. hneggja, gneggja, Sw. gn[ a]gga. Cf. {Nag} a horse.] 1. To utter the cry of the horse;… …

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  • 4 Neigh — Neigh, n. The cry of a horse; a whinny. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 neigh — [neı] v [: Old English; Origin: hnAgan] if a horse neighs, it makes a long loud noise >neigh[i] n …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 neigh — (v.) O.E. hnægan to neigh, probably of imitative origin (Cf. O.N. gneggja, M.H.G. negen, Fr. hennir, Japanese inanaki). Related: Neighed; neighing. As a noun from 1510s …

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  • 7 neigh — ► NOUN ▪ a characteristic high whinnying sound made by a horse. ► VERB ▪ utter a neigh. ORIGIN imitative …

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  • 8 neigh — [nā] vi. [ME neyen < OE hnægan, akin to MDu neyen, of echoic orig.] to utter the loud, characteristic cry of a horse; whinny n. this cry; a whinny …

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  • 9 neigh — UK [neɪ] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms neigh : present tense I/you/we/they neigh he/she/it neighs present participle neighing past tense neighed past participle neighed 1) to make the high loud sound that a horse makes 2) to make a high… …

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  • 10 Neigh — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Neigh (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on neigh instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/neigh …

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  • 11 neigh — intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English neyen, from Old English hnǣgan; akin to Middle High German nēgen to neigh Date: before 12th century to make the prolonged cry of a horse • neigh noun …

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  • 12 neigh — [[t]ne͟ɪ[/t]] neighs, neighing, neighed VERB When a horse neighs, it makes a loud sound with its mouth. The mare neighed once more, turned and disappeared amongst the trees. Syn: whinny N COUNT Neigh is also a noun. The horse gave a loud neigh …

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  • 13 neigh — verb Neigh is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑horse …

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  • 14 neigh — [neɪ] noun a characteristic high whinnying sound made by a horse. verb (of a horse) utter a neigh. Origin OE hngan (v.), of imitative origin …

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  • 15 neigh — verb (I) if a horse neighs, it makes a long loud noise neigh noun (C) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 neigh — [neɪ] verb [I] to make the high loud sound that a horse makes neigh noun [C] …

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  • 17 neigh — /nay/, v.i. 1. to utter the cry of a horse; whinny. n. 2. the cry of a horse; whinny. [bef. 1000; ME ney(gh)en, OE hnaegan, c. MD neyen, OS hnegian, MHG negen, OHG hneigen, ON hneggja; akin to OS hnechian; MD nighen, MLG nigen, MHG nyhen; and,… …

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  • 18 neigh — 1. noun /neɪ/ The cry of a horse. 2. verb /neɪ/ a) to make its cry This fake laughter sounds like a horse neighing. b) to make a sound similar to a horses cry …

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  • 19 neigh — Synonyms and related words: bark, bawl, bay, bell, bellow, blare, blat, blate, bleat, bray, call, caterwaul, cry, give tongue, give voice, howl, low, meow, mew, mewl, miaow, moo, nicker, pule, roar, screak, scream, screech, squall, squeak, squeal …

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  • 20 neigh — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. nicker, whinny, call; see sound 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. whinny, nicker, whicker …

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