hinny


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hin·ny

 (hĭn′ē)
n. pl. hin·nies
The sterile hybrid offspring of a male horse and a female donkey.

[Alteration of Latin hinnus, from Greek ginnos, innos.]

hinny

(ˈhɪnɪ)
n, pl -nies
(Animals) the sterile hybrid offspring of a male horse and a female donkey or ass. Compare mule11
[C17: from Latin hinnus, from Greek hinnos]

hinny

(ˈhɪnɪ)
vb, -nies, -nying or -nied
a less common word for whinny

hinny

(ˈhɪnɪ)
n
dialect Scot and Northern English a term of endearment, esp for a woman or child
[variant of honey]

hin•ny

(ˈhɪn i)

n., pl. -nies.
the offspring of a male horse and a female donkey. Compare mule 1 (def. 1).
[1680–90; obsolete hinne < Latin hinnus]

hinny


Past participle: hinnied
Gerund: hinnying

Imperative
hinny
hinny
Present
I hinny
you hinny
he/she/it hinnies
we hinny
you hinny
they hinny
Preterite
I hinnied
you hinnied
he/she/it hinnied
we hinnied
you hinnied
they hinnied
Present Continuous
I am hinnying
you are hinnying
he/she/it is hinnying
we are hinnying
you are hinnying
they are hinnying
Present Perfect
I have hinnied
you have hinnied
he/she/it has hinnied
we have hinnied
you have hinnied
they have hinnied
Past Continuous
I was hinnying
you were hinnying
he/she/it was hinnying
we were hinnying
you were hinnying
they were hinnying
Past Perfect
I had hinnied
you had hinnied
he/she/it had hinnied
we had hinnied
you had hinnied
they had hinnied
Future
I will hinny
you will hinny
he/she/it will hinny
we will hinny
you will hinny
they will hinny
Future Perfect
I will have hinnied
you will have hinnied
he/she/it will have hinnied
we will have hinnied
you will have hinnied
they will have hinnied
Future Continuous
I will be hinnying
you will be hinnying
he/she/it will be hinnying
we will be hinnying
you will be hinnying
they will be hinnying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hinnying
you have been hinnying
he/she/it has been hinnying
we have been hinnying
you have been hinnying
they have been hinnying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hinnying
you will have been hinnying
he/she/it will have been hinnying
we will have been hinnying
you will have been hinnying
they will have been hinnying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hinnying
you had been hinnying
he/she/it had been hinnying
we had been hinnying
you had been hinnying
they had been hinnying
Conditional
I would hinny
you would hinny
he/she/it would hinny
we would hinny
you would hinny
they would hinny
Past Conditional
I would have hinnied
you would have hinnied
he/she/it would have hinnied
we would have hinnied
you would have hinnied
they would have hinnied

Hinny

A cross between a male horse and a female donkey.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hinny - hybrid offspring of a male horse and a female donkey or ass; usually sterile; "a hinny has a gentler disposition than a mule"
Equus, genus Equus - type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae
equid, equine - hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
References in classic literature ?
For instance, I think those authors are right, who maintain that the ass has a prepotent power over the horse, so that both the mule and the hinny more resemble the ass than the horse; but that the prepotency runs more strongly in the male-ass than in the female, so that the mule, which is the offspring of the male-ass and mare, is more like an ass, than is the hinny, which is the offspring of the female-ass and stallion.
Bovine meat and offal Swine meat and offal Sheep, lamb and goat meat and offal Horse, mule, ass and hinny meat and offal Rabbit and hare meat and offal Sausages Fowl, duck and goose meat and offal Turkey meat and offal Other meat and poultry products
Whey, weez'll gan bit Yoofa League this yoor hinny.
Hey, Hinny, I don't understand why you've gone and spoilt yourself.
14 A hinny is the offspring of a male horse and a female what?
The difference between a hinny and a mule are the parents.
An aggressive Hinny (horse/donkey) that had been abused by its male owner selected violet leaf and ylang ylang, a donkey with a skin problem chose the bright orange sea buckthorn oil and cooling peppermint, and a feral cat with respiratory problems selected garlic and yarrow.
The offspring of a female horse and male donkey mate is called a mule, while the offspring of a male horse and female donkey is called a hinny.
HINNY is a five-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback cross.
Its hinny that we custom create our racing cars with ease, replacing parts in seconds, something that would have taken us hours to do in the shop.
Since getting Tati five years ago Annette has rescued two more - Hinny, five, and Bonnie, three.
I, Cheryl, promise to love, comfort, honour and protect you hinny and be dead faithful to you as long as we both shall live.