whickering

present participle of whicker
as in neighing
to make the cry typical of a horse whickering as they waited at the starting gate, the horses seemed to sense the excitement of the crowd

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“Whickering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whickering. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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