verb (used without object), noun Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
Examples from the Web for nickering
Also there was much cracking of whips and nickering of horses along the line.Bred of the Desert|Marcus Horton
They had been restive, backing and jerking and pawing and nickering for their feed-box.The Prairie Wife|Arthur Stringer
I heard the nickering of horses and the jolt of carts as they turned from the bush into the path.Prester John|John Buchan
And Radowitz had been all nerves, a nickering colour--good God, how deathly he looked!Lady Connie|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Higgins showed where a light was nickering back and forth between two rooms on one side of the building, about the third story up.Larry Dexter's Great Search|Howard R. Garis