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whinny

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals, Colours & sounds
whinnywhin‧ny /ˈwɪni/ verb (whinnied, whinnying, whinnies) [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 HBACif a horse whinnies, it makes a high soundneighwhinny noun [countable]
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Examples from the Corpus
whinnyI heard the animals whinny and stamp.Gleeson gave a brief, whinnying giggle.Kings and sheep and whinnying horses and Serving maids and beggar boys gathered together in the frosty imagined night.Tod's glands are in their dream mode, whinnying in nightmare.A horse skidded on ice, whinnying loudly as it fell to its side.He concluded that the horses were whinnying to him through affection.
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Verb table
whinny
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywhinny
he, she, itwhinnies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywhinnied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave whinnied
he, she, ithas whinnied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad whinnied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill whinny
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have whinnied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam whinnying
he, she, itis whinnying
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you, we, theyare whinnying
Past
I, he, she, itwas whinnying
you, we, theywere whinnying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been whinnying
he, she, ithas been whinnying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been whinnying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be whinnying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been whinnying
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