verb (used without object), whin·nied, whin·ny·ing.
verb (used with object), whin·nied, whin·ny·ing.
noun, plural whin·nies.
Origin of whinny
Examples from the Web for whinnied
She whinnied and muzzled me all over as I put the saddle on her and drew the girths tight.A Tramp's Notebook|Morley Roberts
The whinnied welcome and the soft-lipped fumbling after sugar were the outward tokens of his gladness at the meeting.The Preacher of Cedar Mountain|Ernest Thompson Seton
It stamped the ground and whinnied as if half pleased with the caress, yet still uncertain in its humor.Lachmi Bai Rani of Jhansi|Michael White
He gave me two, and then two more, until Tumble-Weed turned round in his stall and whinnied for us to behave.The Prairie Wife|Arthur Stringer
Beauty pricked up her ears and whinnied at the touch of Minnie's caressing fingers.Thankful Rest|Annie S. Swan
British Dictionary definitions for whinnied
verb -nies, -nying or -nied (intr)
noun plural -nies
Word Origin for whinny
Word Origin and History for whinnied
1520s, probably related to whine and ultimately imitative (cf. Latin hinnire).