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nicker

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verb nick·er \ˈni-kər\

Definition of nicker

nickered

nickering

play \-k(ə-)riŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  neigh, whinny

nicker

noun

Examples of nicker in a sentence

  1. <horses nickering in the barn>

Origin and Etymology of nicker

perhaps alteration of neigh


First Known Use: 1641


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nicker

noun nick·er

Definition of nicker

slang British

  1. :  1pound 2a

Origin and Etymology of nicker

perhaps from nicker one that nicks


First Known Use: 1910


NICKER Defined for Kids

nicker

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verb nick·er \ˈnik-ər\

Definition of nicker for Students

nickered

nickering


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