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neigh

 
pronunciation:
neI
parts of speech:
verb, noun
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: neighs, neighing, neighed
definition: to make the sound of a horse; whinny.
At the sound of the thunder, the horse neighed.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the sound made by a horse; whinny.
We heard a neigh from behind the barn.
Homophone Note
The words neigh and nay (no) sound alike but have different meanings.