whicker

verb
whick·er | \ˈhwi-kər, ˈwi-\
whickered; whickering\ˈhwi-k(ə-)riŋ, ˈwi- \

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whicker noun

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Synonyms

neigh, nicker, whinny

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Examples of whicker in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of whicker

1753, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whicker

imitative

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