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  • v. Present participle of nicker.


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  • There was nickering and bird sounds and a noise like a giant burp.

    Arcane Circle

  • Dick listened to all the whinnying and nickering and bawling of sex, and sighed aloud:


  • And most of all I remember a great, hairy - fetlocked stallion, often led dancing, sidling, and nickering down the narrow street.

    Chapter 15

  • Dick filled the room and shook the air with wild, glad, stallion nickering; and then, with mane-tossing and foot-pawing, chanted:


  • From time to time, playing stickball in the street, we could hear him nickering in the yard.

    Boys of Summer in Yonkers (Memoir Excerpt # 1)

  • Rune shoved his head against her, nickering concern.

    Raven Speak

  • Bunching his haunches, he clambered eagerly up the rocky incline, nickering between grunts.

    Raven Speak

  • She keeps nickering across the divide, waiting for the proper reply.

    dream of night

  • From below came the good smell of clean straw and horses, and the sound of their soft nickering, their heavy hooves.

    The Dirty Life

  • The only sound was the nervous nickering and blowing of horses in the stables.

    Rot & Ruin


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