Antonyms for nicker

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : nik-er
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɪk ər

Definition of nicker

Origin :
  • "to neigh," 1774, of imitative origin (see neigh). Related: Nickered; nickering.
  • As in cry : noun calling out; yelling
  • As in cry : verb call out, yell
Example sentences :
  • If one of the seven animals we had should nicker, we were lost.
  • Extract from : « With the Indians in the Rockies » by James Willard Schultz
  • Some knew it as the nicker tree, but the reason for the name is not known.
  • Extract from : « American Forest Trees » by Henry H. Gibson
  • The Neck, or Nicker, has become quite a stranger in England.
  • Extract from : « Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2) » by Carl Engel
  • For months he had not heard the sound of a human voice, nor the nicker of any horse other than his own.
  • Extract from : « The Eye of Dread » by Payne Erskine
  • He called softly, but there came no nicker of response from the pony.
  • Extract from : « The Shooting of Dan McGrew, A Novel » by Marvin Dana
  • Then he wanted to nicker in protest, but he found that he could not.
  • Extract from : « Bred of the Desert » by Marcus Horton
  • Suddenly he heard a nicker at his elbow almost, and looked around.
  • Extract from : « Ted Strong in Montana » by Edward C. Taylor
  • Rambler's nicker of welcome stopped him half-way and held him there, hot with guilt.
  • Extract from : « The Uphill Climb » by B. M. Bower
  • For the second time Shawnee cried, but this time it was no warrior's protest against death; it was the nicker of a question.
  • Extract from : « Ride Proud, Rebel! » by Andre Alice Norton
  • As he approached she looked at him over the glowing cigarette; and her eyes seemed to nicker with a strange restlessness.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White

Synonyms for nicker

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