- British Informal. donkey.
- Australian Slang. a horse.
Origin of neddy
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I did not tell you what happened to me when I was in the city, Neddy.
No, Neddy, I did not punish the child, replied the former gravely.
I am no conceited body; no newspaper Neddy; no pothouse witty person.The Romany Rye
For Neddy soon began to follow his friend about, and to imitate everything that he did.
Neddy always walked behind the other, and did not bray till he began.
- a child's word for a donkey
- informal a silly person; fool
- Australian informal a horse, esp a racehorsehe lost his money on the neddies
C18: from Ned, pet form of Edward
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