nicker

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nick·er

 (nĭk′ər)
intr.v. nick·ered, nick·er·ing, nick·ers
To neigh softly.

[Perhaps alteration of neigher, nicher, frequentative of neigh.]

nick′er n.

nicker

(ˈnɪkə)
vb (intr)
1. (of a horse) to neigh softly
2. to laugh quietly; snigger
[C18: perhaps from neigh]

nicker

(ˈnɪkə)
n, pl -er
slang Brit a pound sterling
[C20: of unknown origin]

neigh

(neɪ)
n.
1. the complex, high-pitched, snorting sound of a horse.
v.i.
2. to utter such a sound.
[before 1000; Middle English ney(gh)en, Old English hnǣgan, c. Middle Dutch neyen, Old High German hneigen, Old Norse hneggja]

nicker


Past participle: nickered
Gerund: nickering

Imperative
nicker
nicker
Present
I nicker
you nicker
he/she/it nickers
we nicker
you nicker
they nicker
Preterite
I nickered
you nickered
he/she/it nickered
we nickered
you nickered
they nickered
Present Continuous
I am nickering
you are nickering
he/she/it is nickering
we are nickering
you are nickering
they are nickering
Present Perfect
I have nickered
you have nickered
he/she/it has nickered
we have nickered
you have nickered
they have nickered
Past Continuous
I was nickering
you were nickering
he/she/it was nickering
we were nickering
you were nickering
they were nickering
Past Perfect
I had nickered
you had nickered
he/she/it had nickered
we had nickered
you had nickered
they had nickered
Future
I will nicker
you will nicker
he/she/it will nicker
we will nicker
you will nicker
they will nicker
Future Perfect
I will have nickered
you will have nickered
he/she/it will have nickered
we will have nickered
you will have nickered
they will have nickered
Future Continuous
I will be nickering
you will be nickering
he/she/it will be nickering
we will be nickering
you will be nickering
they will be nickering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nickering
you have been nickering
he/she/it has been nickering
we have been nickering
you have been nickering
they have been nickering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nickering
you will have been nickering
he/she/it will have been nickering
we will have been nickering
you will have been nickering
they will have been nickering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nickering
you had been nickering
he/she/it had been nickering
we had been nickering
you had been nickering
they had been nickering
Conditional
I would nicker
you would nicker
he/she/it would nicker
we would nicker
you would nicker
they would nicker
Past Conditional
I would have nickered
you would have nickered
he/she/it would have nickered
we would have nickered
you would have nickered
they would have nickered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nicker - the characteristic sounds made by a horsenicker - the characteristic sounds made by a horse
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
Verb1.nicker - make a characteristic sound, of a horse
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
Translations

nicker

[ˈnɪkəʳ] N (Brit) → libra f esterlina

nicker

n pl <-> (Brit inf: = pound) 50 nicker50 Eier (sl)
References in periodicals archive ?
Cows stood placidly along a rail fence; horses nickered across the pasture, brown coats gleaming in the sun.
I took hold of her bridle and hugged her furry head, wiping tears on my arm while Loney blinked and nickered.
There was a wagon with a canvas top, like movers rode in when they passed our house, but smaller; and there was an old white horse that nickered his head off when he heard us.