neigh

verb \ ˈnā \

Definition of neigh

intransitive verb
:to make the prolonged cry of a horse

neigh

noun

Examples of neigh in a Sentence

  1. We heard the horses neighing in the stable.

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

Origin and Etymology of neigh

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

neigh Synonyms

Synonyms
nicker, whicker, whinny

NEIGH Defined for English Language Learners

neigh

verb

Definition of neigh for English Language Learners

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


NEIGH Defined for Kids

1

neigh

verb \ ˈnā \

Definition of neigh for Students

neighed; neighing
:to make the long loud cry of a horse

2

neigh

noun

Definition of neigh for Students

:the long loud cry of a horse


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