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neigh

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verb \ˈnā\

Simple Definition of neigh

  • of a horse : to make a loud, long sound

Full Definition of neigh

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make the prolonged cry of a horse

neigh noun

Examples of neigh

  1. We heard the horses neighing in the stable.

  2. <the horses neighed when the rider came into the barn>



Origin of neigh

Middle English neyen, from Old English hnǣgan; akin to Middle High German nēgen to neigh


First Known Use: before 12th century


NEIGH Defined for Kids

1

neigh

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verb \ˈnā\

Definition of neigh

neighedneigh·ing

  1. :  to make the long loud cry of a horse




2

neigh

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noun

Definition of neigh

  1. :  the long loud cry of a horse





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