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whick·er

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

[Imitative.]
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whicker

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

- To utter a half-suppressed laugh.
See also related terms for utter.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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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References in classic literature ?
The harts that had been hunted here, the witches that had been pricked and ducked, the green-spangled fairies that "whickered" at you as you passed;--the place teemed with beliefs in them still, and they formed an impish multitude now.
Then it's home in an Andy McNab and, if you're lucky, off with the Alan Whickers for a bit of Posh and Becks.
Aranga M Thomson On the death OFALAN Whicker I was avid fan of Whickers World, Rest in peace, Alan.
Rest assured, even if you do a Mary Marquis and disappear altogether, your name lives on with Keith Cheggers (preggers), Leo Sayer (all-dayer), Lionel Blair (nightmare) and Alan Whickers (knickers) in the hallowed hall of personality rhyming slang.
It was a pair of ageing, bearded cockneys armed with a piano and guitar.: Selected cockney rhyming slang:Alan Whickers - knickers Adam and Eve - believe Apples and pears - stairs Mutt and Jeff - deaf Brown bread - dead Trouble and strife - wife Rock of ages - wages Rub a dub dub - pub Shovel and pick - nick (prison) Ed Grundies - undies Sinbad the sailor - tailor Cain and Abel - Table
Monty Python's Whicker Island sketch had the cast each dressed as Alan Whicker complaining, "There are too many Alan Whickers on Whicker Island and not enough rich people to interview".
ONE of my very first television comedy memories was a Benny Hill sketch in which the chubby comic impersonated Alan Whicker. Spoofing the great globe-trotter's opening sequence, we got a bird's-eye view of a VC-10 jet airliner sweeping across the runway, but instead of the expected titles appearing from under the wings, out came the words Knicker's World.
A surprisingly realistic Canada goose honks next to my ear, and then the van fills with imitations of whickers, clacks, tickitys, trills, whistles, clacks, hoots--the whole avian world simultaneously and on fast forward.
Mind you, as he it's home in an Andy McNab and, if you're lucky, off with the Alan Whickers for a bit of Posh tries so hard to be a bad boy he may be secretly chuffed.Other stars come off better in the slang stakes - - especially Cockney rhyming.
And if a bloke doesn't give his girlfriend the Jeremy Beadle (needle) he might get into her Alan Whickers (knickers).
How many teenagers have heard of Alan Whicker or Jeremy Beadle?
Alan Whicker travelled around the globe at least 97 times, never lost his wanderlust and boasted of being the only person who really WAS interested in other people's holiday snaps.