Antonyms for nickered

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nik-er
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɪk ər

Definition of nickered

Origin :
  • "to neigh," 1774, of imitative origin (see neigh). Related: Nickered; nickering.
  • As in cry : verb call out, yell
Example sentences :
  • He nickered a soft welcome and laid his nose on her shoulder.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • He nickered affectionately as his master came up and led him out.
  • Extract from : « The Bishop of Cottontown » by John Trotwood Moore
  • Travis' pony lifted his head, nickered, and achieved a stumbling trot.
  • Extract from : « The Defiant Agents » by Andre Alice Norton
  • Pat nickered joyful greeting, as if understanding what was to come.
  • Extract from : « Bred of the Desert » by Marcus Horton
  • Boyar, lifting his head, nickered and was answered by Rally, entering the meadow.
  • Extract from : « Overland Red » by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • He nickered like a pony and said he was the dog in this deal.
  • Extract from : « The Prairie Wife » by Arthur Stringer
  • As chance would have it, Siegfried's pony, perhaps recognizing a friend among those passing, nickered shrilly its greeting.
  • Extract from : « A Texas Ranger » by William MacLeod Raine
  • The horse turned his fine head and nickered softly as he rubbed his soft nose on her shoulder.
  • Extract from : « Benefits Forgot » by Honor Willsie
  • As they stepped out to the veranda, the horses recognized Cheyenne and nickered gently.
  • Extract from : « Partners of Chance » by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • Dobe turned and marched deliberately away from the road, heading toward the west, and nickered.
  • Extract from : « Partners of Chance » by Henry Herbert Knibbs

Synonyms for nickered

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