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NICKER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does nicker mean? 

NICKER (noun)
  The noun NICKER has 1 sense:

1. the characteristic sounds made by a horse

  Familiarity information: NICKER used as a noun is very rare.


NICKER (verb)
  The verb NICKER has 1 sense:

1. make a characteristic sound, of a horse

  Familiarity information: NICKER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NICKER (noun)


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Meaning:

The characteristic sounds made by a horse

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

neigh; nicker; whicker; whinny

Hypernyms ("nicker" is a kind of...):

cry (the characteristic utterance of an animal)


NICKER (verb)


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Meaning:

Make a characteristic sound, of a horse

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

neigh; nicker; whicker; whinny

Hypernyms (to "nicker" is one way to...):

emit; let loose; let out; utter (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words))

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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