verb (used without object), noun Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
Examples from the Web for nickered
Boyar, lifting his head, nickered and was answered by Rally, entering the meadow.Overland Red|Henry Herbert Knibbs
Baltie had instantly recognized her voice and as she drew nearer, nickered.Three Little Women|Gabrielle E. Jackson
And Cheyenne let Joshua out as Filaree drew alongside and nickered shrilly.Partners of Chance|Henry Herbert Knibbs
He nickered like a pony and said he was the dog in this deal.The Prairie Wife|Arthur Stringer
He nickered affectionately as his master came up and led him out.The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore