to utter the cry of a horse; whinny.
the cry of a horse; whinny.
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How to use neigh in a sentence
But with quick instinct she perceived that he laughed only as the war-horse neighs when he scents the battle from afar.Joan of the Sword Hand | S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
The count himself gave it a measure of oats, which he saw it dispose of with neighs of pleasure, and then put on the saddle.The Tiger-Slayer | Gustave Aimard
The horse neighs at the trumpet; the Leviathan laughs at the speare.A Coal From The Altar, To Kindle The Holy Fire of Zeale | Samuel Ward
Towards the cross-roads some horses burst into shrill neighs of fear, their drivers swearing and loudly cracking their whips.'Neath Verdun, August-October, 1914 | Maurice Genevoix
His wrath was that of a work horse who breaks the tight reins of his laboring outfit, tosses his mane, neighs wildly and bites.The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse | Vicente Blasco Ibanez
British Dictionary definitions for neigh
the high-pitched cry of a horse; whinny
(intr) to make a neigh or a similar noise
(tr) to utter with a sound like a neigh
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