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1. To utter a plaintive, high-pitched, protracted sound, as in pain, fear, supplication, or complaint.
2. To complain or protest in a childish fashion.
3. To produce a sustained noise of relatively high pitch


whimper,snivel,creak,grizzle, screech, squeak

Sample Usage


It takes a genius to whine appealingly.

Example of "to utter a complaining cry or a cry of suffering" is
The dog whines when it's left alone in the house.

Example of "to make a similar noise" is

I could hear the engine whine.

Example of "to complain unnecessarily" is

Stop whining about how difficult this job is!

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