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verb [intransitive] neigh pronunciation in British English /neɪ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyneigh
he/she/itneighs
present participleneighing
past tenseneighed
past participleneighed

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neigh

 neigh pronunciation in British English  noun [countable]
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singularneigh
pluralneighs

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