whine


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Synonyms for whine

Synonyms for whine

to cry with soft, intermittent, often plaintive sounds

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to express negative feelings, especially of dissatisfaction or resentment

Synonyms for whine

a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way

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move with a whining sound

talk in a tearful manner

make a high-pitched, screeching noise

References in classic literature ?
Ay, whine and deform your throats as you may, ye imps of darkness," she said, with a cracked but scornful laugh; "I know ye; tarry, and ye shall have light for your misdeeds.
A yell of triumph burst from the savages in their turn, and was rather accompanied than followed by a long, loud whine from Hector.
I saw the interview with Zlatan who says we whine, but we do not whine.
His reading of the final attack is spellbinding as he brings the whine of bullets, the roar of cannons, and the screams of the dead and dying almost to the surface.
How many times can you hear someone whine about how so-and-so won't share his vodka?
My local paper, The Washington Post, is quite fond of this urban whine.
We've never needed any anesthetic," Myers says, noting that the vibration and whine of the old-fashioned drill bit--often interpreted by patients as pain--are also nonexistent in laser dentistry.
and The Nutcracker rather than the incessant whine of Barney's `S'mores' song and `Boom Boom Ain't It Great To Be Crazy.
Defenders of Mayor James Hahn's irresponsible fiscal management of the city whine that Alarcon is only playing politics.
Expect some Americans to whine about a new wine called Le Vin du Coeur.
As Liz Johnston, the mother of a VMI sophomore, said of the school's female cadets, "I hope they will do my gender proud - and not whine like Shannon Faulkner," who forced the Citadel to admit her and washed out almost immediately.
NoNOISE applies proprietary digital signal processing algorithms that eliminate broadband background noise like tape hiss and record surface noise, as well as AC hum, HVAC buzz, camera whine and other such ambient noises.
Liberals didn't whine about prisoner abuse, the whole world did, including conservatives.
Instead, we seem only to want to whine, pout and have these weak, childish, impatient, storm-trooper-type tantrums.
I'm never going to whine again about how hard a climb is or how difficult it is to get up to water ski or how long a bike ride is.