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whinny

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to make the cry typical of a horse
  • the father whinnied and reared as his young daughter pretended to ride him

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whinny

noun

Synonyms of whinny (Entry 2 of 2)

as in bleat, squeal

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The first known use of whinny was in 1530

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“Whinny.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whinny. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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