Definition of neddy in English:

neddy

noun

informal
  • 1British A child's word for a donkey.

  • 2Australian A horse, especially a racehorse.

    • ‘Things like knowing which neddies not to back at the Roebourne Cup by asking the trainer with the syringe.’
    • ‘With racing's spring carnivals underway all over Australia, the trainers, the jockeys, the strappers and the owners and of course the horses, the neddies themselves, are all at full stride.’

Origin

Mid 16th century: diminutive of Ned, pet form of the given name Edward.

Pronunciation

neddy

/ˈnɛdi/