Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The cry of a horse; a whinnying.

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  • verb Present participle of neigh.
  • noun The sound made by a horse; an act or instance of the verb neigh.

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Examples

  • Voice is abusively attributed to irrational and inanimate beings; thus we improperly call the neighing of horses or any other sound by the name of voice.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Their neighing was the shout of the tempest in the rocks; and their gusty manes were a cloud that tatters in the storm!

    "The Fading of Shadow Flower"

  • So you are going to hear a lot more "neighing" as well.

    WindsorCityBlog

  • The rumble of tanks and the report of heavy artillery have given way after six decades in the rolling hills east of Frankfurt to more soothing tones: the gentle neighing of wild horses.

    A Country Gone to the Wolves

  • The rumble of tanks and the report of heavy artillery have given way after six decades in the rolling hills east of Frankfurt to more soothing tones: the gentle neighing of wild horses.

    A Country Gone to the Wolves

  • Mostly everybody thought this was hilarious; they fell against their lockers, crippled by laughter that spread like a disease as Annie the Bird or Bear walked by, neighing like a dying, vengeful creature.

    The Adults

  • Snow began to fall in the laundry and Amrita hears horses neighing.

    FISH/SEX excerpt (Pradesh)

  • Mostly everybody thought this was hilarious; they fell against their lockers, crippled by laughter that spread like a disease as Annie the Bird or Bear walked by, neighing like a dying, vengeful creature.

    The Adults

  • From the nest we could hear the squealing and neighing of wild horses, the trumpeting of elephants, and the roaring of lions.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • Snow began to fall in the laundry and Amrita hears horses neighing.

    FISH/SEX excerpt (Pradesh)

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