Pony - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpoʊni|  American pronunciation of the word pony
Brit.  |ˈpəʊni|  British pronunciation of the word pony

noun

- a range horse of the western United States
- an informal term for a racehorse
- a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly) (syn: crib, trot)
- a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey (syn: jigger)
- any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder

Examples

They ordered some drinks, then ponied together the $8.50.

The pony ride was a big hit at the party.

They offered pony rides at the fair.

...a docile young pony that went wherever it was led...

They saddled a gentle pony for the child.

He was brushing the pony down.

Word forms

noun
singular: pony
plural: ponies
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