Definition of Whine

1. Noun. A complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way.

Exact synonyms: Whimper
Generic synonyms: Complaint
Derivative terms: Whimper, Whiney, Whiny



2. Verb. Move with a whining sound. "The bullets were whining past us"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel

3. Verb. Talk in a tearful manner. "Sam and Sue whine"
Exact synonyms: Snivel
Related verbs: Grizzle, Yammer, Yawp
Generic synonyms: Mouth, Speak, Talk, Utter, Verbalise, Verbalize
Derivative terms: Snivel, Sniveller, Whiner

4. Verb. Make a high-pitched, screeching noise. "The streets whine with cars "; "My car engine makes a whining noise"
Exact synonyms: Creak, Screak, Screech, Skreak, Squeak
Generic synonyms: Make Noise, Noise, Resound
Derivative terms: Creak, Creaking, Screech, Screeching, Squeak, Squeaker

5. Verb. Complain whiningly.
Exact synonyms: Grizzle, Yammer, Yawp
Generic synonyms: Complain, Kick, Kvetch, Plain, Quetch, Sound Off
Related verbs: Snivel
Derivative terms: Whiner

Definition of Whine

1. v. i. To utter a plaintive cry, as some animals; to moan with a childish noise; to complain, or to tell of sorrow, distress, or the like, in a plaintive, nasal tone; hence, to complain or to beg in a mean, unmanly way; to moan basely.

2. v. t. To utter or express plaintively, or in a mean, unmanly way; as, to whine out an excuse.

3. n. A plaintive tone; the nasal, childish tone of mean complaint; mean or affected complaint.

4. v. i. To utter a plaintive cry, as some animals; to moan with a childish noise; to complain, or to tell of sorrow, distress, or the like, in a plaintive, nasal tone; hence, to complain or to beg in a mean, unmanly way; to moan basely.

5. v. t. To utter or express plaintively, or in a mean, unmanly way; as, to whine out an excuse.

6. n. A plaintive tone; the nasal, childish tone of mean complaint; mean or affected complaint.

Definition of Whine

1. Noun. a long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound ¹

2. Noun. a complaint or criticism ¹

3. Verb. to utter a whine ¹

4. Verb. to complain or protest in a childish manner or about trivial things ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whine

1. to utter a plaintive, high-pitched sound [v WHINED, WHINING, WHINES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Whine

whimsicalness
whimsicalnesses
whimsied
whimsier
whimsies
whimsiest
whimsily
whimsy
whimwham
whimwhams
whin
whinberries
whinberry
whinchat
whinchats
whine (current term)
whined
whiner
whiners
whines
whiney
whing
whingding
whingdings
whinge
whinged
whingeing
whinger
whingers
whinges

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