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Meaning of WHINNY

Pronunciation:  'winee

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

WHINNY is a 6 letter word that starts with W.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Whin"ny\, n.; pl. {Whinnies}.
    The ordinary cry or call of a horse; a neigh. ``The stately
    horse . . . stooped with a low whinny.'' --Tennyson.
    
    
  3. \Whin"ny\, a.
    Abounding in whin, gorse, or furze.
    
          A fine, large, whinny, . . . unimproved common.
                                                   --Sterne.
    
    
 

 

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