Whinny definition

wĭnē, hwĭnē
To neigh, as a horse, especially in a gentle tone.
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To express in a whinny.
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The sound made in whinnying; a neigh.
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Covered with whin, or furze.
adjective
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To neigh in a low, gentle, contented way.
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To express with a whinny.
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The whinnying of a horse, or a similar sound.
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A gentle neigh.
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(intransitive, of a horse) To make a gentle neigh.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
whinny
Plural:
whinnies

Origin of whinny

  • Probably akin to whine to whinny

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From whine.

    From Wiktionary