whicker

verb

whick·​er ˈ(h)wi-kər How to pronounce whicker (audio)
whickered; whickering ˈ(h)wi-k(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce whicker (audio)
whicker noun

Examples of whicker in a Sentence

whickering as they waited at the starting gate, the horses seemed to sense the excitement of the crowd

Word History

Etymology

imitative

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whicker was in 1753

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Cite this Entry

“Whicker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whicker. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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