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Meaning of NEIGH

Pronunciation:  ney

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the sound made by a horse
  2. [v]  characteristic of horses

NEIGH is a 5 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: nicker, nicker, whicker, whicker, whinny, whinny
 See Also: cry, emit, let loose, let out, utter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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; to whinny.
    2. To scoff or sneer; to jeer. [Obs.]
             Neighed at his nakedness.             --Beau. & Fl.
  2. \Neigh\, n.
    The cry of a horse; a whinny.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: 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, troat, ululate, wail, whicker, whine, whinny, yap, yawl, yawp, yelp, yip, yowl