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 whinny
Their horses had been picketed far enough away so that if any of them should whinny they could not be heard at the ranch.Mason of Bar X Ranch|Henry Bennett
Some were beginning to snort and whinny, and the Sioux feared that the unmanageable little beasts might betray them to their foes.The War Trail|Elmer Russell Gregor
I was wild to ask some questions, but of course could only paw and whinny softly until Master came slowly in.White Dandy; or, Master and I|Velma Caldwell Melville
A snort, a hoof-beat, a whinny would betray him, and very liable was the animal to any of these expressions.The Moonshiners At Hoho-Hebee Falls|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
W'en de mule see Mars Jim, he gun a whinny, des lack he knowed him befo'.The Conjure Woman|Charles W. Chesnutt
British Dictionary definitions for whinny
verb -nies, -nying or -nied (intr)
noun plural -nies
Word Origin for whinny
Word Origin and History for whinny
1520s, probably related to whine and ultimately imitative (cf. Latin hinnire).