whicker


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whick·er

 (wĭk′ər, hwĭk′-)
intr.v. whick·ered, whick·er·ing, whick·ers
To whinny.
n.
A whinny.

[Imitative.]

whicker

(ˈwɪkə)
vb
(Zoology) (intr) (of a horse) to whinny or neigh; nicker
[C17: of imitative origin]

whick•er

(ˈʰwɪk ər, ˈwɪk-)

v.i. Chiefly New Eng. and South Atlantic States.
1. to whinny; neigh.
n.
2. a whinny; neigh.
[1650–60; whick- (compare Old English hwicung squeaking, said of mice) + -er6]

whicker

- To utter a half-suppressed laugh.
See also related terms for utter.

whicker


Past participle: whickered
Gerund: whickering

Imperative
whicker
whicker
Present
I whicker
you whicker
he/she/it whickers
we whicker
you whicker
they whicker
Preterite
I whickered
you whickered
he/she/it whickered
we whickered
you whickered
they whickered
Present Continuous
I am whickering
you are whickering
he/she/it is whickering
we are whickering
you are whickering
they are whickering
Present Perfect
I have whickered
you have whickered
he/she/it has whickered
we have whickered
you have whickered
they have whickered
Past Continuous
I was whickering
you were whickering
he/she/it was whickering
we were whickering
you were whickering
they were whickering
Past Perfect
I had whickered
you had whickered
he/she/it had whickered
we had whickered
you had whickered
they had whickered
Future
I will whicker
you will whicker
he/she/it will whicker
we will whicker
you will whicker
they will whicker
Future Perfect
I will have whickered
you will have whickered
he/she/it will have whickered
we will have whickered
you will have whickered
they will have whickered
Future Continuous
I will be whickering
you will be whickering
he/she/it will be whickering
we will be whickering
you will be whickering
they will be whickering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been whickering
you have been whickering
he/she/it has been whickering
we have been whickering
you have been whickering
they have been whickering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been whickering
you will have been whickering
he/she/it will have been whickering
we will have been whickering
you will have been whickering
they will have been whickering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been whickering
you had been whickering
he/she/it had been whickering
we had been whickering
you had been whickering
they had been whickering
Conditional
I would whicker
you would whicker
he/she/it would whicker
we would whicker
you would whicker
they would whicker
Past Conditional
I would have whickered
you would have whickered
he/she/it would have whickered
we would have whickered
you would have whickered
they would have whickered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whicker - the characteristic sounds made by a horsewhicker - the characteristic sounds made by a horse
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
Verb1.whicker - 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"
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