Whine – meaning of the word and examples

To utter a low, usually nasal, complaining cry or sound, as from uneasiness, discontent, peevishness,etc.: (Dictionary.com)

To snivel or complain in a peevish, self-pitying way: (Dictionary.com)

To make a long, high, sad sound. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If you whine, especially as a child, you complain or express disappointment or unhappiness repeatedly. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A long, high-pitched complaining cry. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A long, high-pitched unpleasant sound. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A complaining tone of voice. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A feeble or petulant complaint. (Oxford Dictionaries)

To utter a high-pitched plaintive or distressed cry. (Merriam – Webster)


Whine, Whine, Go Away: Tips for Dealing with Whining.


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