[nik-er] /ˈnɪk ər/

verb (used without object), noun, Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
laugh; snicker.
verb (intransitive)
(of a horse) to neigh softly
to laugh quietly; snigger
noun (pl) -er
(Brit, slang) a pound sterling

“to neigh,” 1774, of imitative origin (see neigh). Related: Nickered; nickering.


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