Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Wednesday Word: Whicker

whicker |ˈ(h)wikər|verb [ intrans. ]utter a half-suppressed laugh; snigger; titter half-loony whicker of nerves.• (of a horse) give a soft breathy whinny the palomino whickered when she saw him and stamped her foreleg.move with a sound as of something hurtling through or beating the air the soft whicker of the wind flowing through the July corn.nouna snigger; a soft, breathy whinny.the sound of something beating the air.ORIGIN mid 17th cent. (in the sense [to snigger, titter]): imitative.

Okay, this word needs to be used more often, and not just for horses.

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