a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
Derivationally related forms:
squawk (for: ↑squawker), ↑grumble (for: ↑grumbler), ↑bellyache (for: ↑bellyacher), ↑snivel (for: ↑sniveller), ↑moan (for: ↑moaner), ↑complain (for: ↑complainer), ↑whine
Hyponyms: ↑kvetch

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Whiner — Whin er, n. One who, or that which, whines. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whiner — index malcontent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • whiner — noun One who whines about perceived problems; a complainer I never realized that Felicia was such a whiner, but she complained steadily about various minor discomforts for the entire road trip. Syn: bellyacher, crybaby, whinger …   Wiktionary

  • whiner — whine ► NOUN 1) a long, high pitched complaining cry. 2) a long, high pitched unpleasant sound. 3) a feeble or petulant complaint. ► VERB 1) give or make a whine. 2) complain in a feeble or petulant way. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • whiner — noun see whine I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • whiner — See whine. * * * …   Universalium

  • whiner — Synonyms and related words: bellyacher, complainant, complainer, crab, crank, croaker, faultfinder, frondeur, griper, grouch, grouser, growler, grumbler, kicker, kvetch, malcontent, murmurer, mutterer, querulous person, reactionary, reactionist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • whiner — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who habitually complains or grumbles: complainer, crab, faultfinder, grouch, growler, grumbler, grump, murmurer, mut terer. Informal: crank, griper, grouser. Slang: bellyacher, sorehead, sourpuss. See HAPPY …   English dictionary for students

  • whiner — n. someone or something that whines; whimperer, complainer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whiner — whin·er …   English syllables

  • whiner — See: whine …   English dictionary

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