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Definition of whinny verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

whinny

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈwɪni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪni//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they whinny
BrE BrE//ˈwɪni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪni//
 
he / she / it whinnies
BrE BrE//ˈwɪniz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪniz//
 
past simple whinnied
BrE BrE//ˈwɪnid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪnid//
 
past participle whinnied
BrE BrE//ˈwɪnid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪnid//
 
-ing form whinnying
BrE BrE//ˈwɪniɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪniɪŋ//
 
 
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(of a horse) to make a quiet neigh Word Origin late Middle English (as a verb): imitative. The noun dates from the early 19th cent.

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