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1. nicker

noun. the characteristic sounds made by a horse.

Synonyms

  • neigh
  • whicker
  • whinny

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nick (English)

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2. nicker

verb. make a characteristic sound, of a horse.

Synonyms

  • let loose
  • let out
  • neigh
  • whicker
  • whinny
  • emit

Antonyms

  • hold
  • keep quiet
  • take in
  • absorb

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nick (English)

Sentences with nicker


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Mothers frequently nicker to their young as they approach.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A soft nicker -- a blow through the nose and lips to create a "whuffle" sound -- is a sounds zebras and horses make upon greeting.

3. Verb, base form
Horses will nicker at humans they are familiar with as well, especially at feeding time.

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