whining

whīˈning noun and adjective
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Main Entry:whine

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  • whining — index querulous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Whining — Whine Whine, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whining}.] [OE. whinen, AS. hw[=i]nan to make a whistling, whizzing sound; akin to Icel. hv[=i]na, Sw. hvina, Dan. hvine, and probably to G. wiehern to neigh, OHG. wih[=o]n, hweij[=o]n;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whining — Synonyms and related words: Jeremianic, acute, argute, bawling, beef, beefing, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, blatant, complaining, complaint, creaky, crying, destructive criticism, dissent, ear piercing, faultfinding, fretful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • whining — sb. [wonyng]. O. and N. 311 …   Oldest English Words

  • whining — hwaɪn /w v. make a high squeaking noise; cry or complain in a high pitched or nasal voice; grumble and complain like a child …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whining — See: whine …   English dictionary

  • wonying — whining, q. v …   Oldest English Words

  • camong!!! —  whining, dissatisfied. Derb …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • More Fire! Productions — was a women s theatre collective active in New York City from 1980 to 1988. It was founded by Robin Epstein and Dorothy Cantwell and based in the East Village section of lower Manhattan, New York City. More Fire! Productions created and produced… …   Wikipedia

  • whine — [[t](h)wa͟ɪn[/t]] whines, whining, whined 1) VERB If something or someone whines, they make a long, high pitched noise, especially one which sounds sad or unpleasant. He could hear her dog barking and whining in the background... The engines… …   English dictionary

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