Synonyms for neigh

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NEIGH

I hear the neigh of thy charger, in the midst of the mailed thousands!

Then the voices of the crowd came to Naomi's ears like the neigh of a breathless horse.

The horses toss their heads, and neigh to each other, and enjoy it as much as we do.

In the distance, once in a while, is heard the yelp of coyote or the neigh of Indian pony.

The horse began to neigh and rear, so that our hero could not strike with his sword.

As soon as the bay felt his master on his back, he began to neigh and stamp.

Then Sigurd heard Grani, his horse, neigh for him again and again.

No, by the laws, he was our master; and wo betide the chap that said neigh to him!

Only the ring of many feet and the neigh of a startled horse.

And one other time, as I was coming to the fountain with my pitcher, I heard a neigh.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hnægan "to neigh," probably of imitative origin (cf. Old Norse gneggja, Middle High German negen, French hennir, Japanese inanaki). Related: Neighed; neighing. As a noun from 1510s.

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