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whine



Pronunciation: (hwīn, wīn), [key]
v., whined, whin•ing,
n.


v.i.
1. to utter a low, usually nasal, complaining cry or sound, as from uneasiness, discontent, peevishness, etc.: The puppies were whining from hunger.
2. to snivel or complain in a peevish, self-pitying way: He is always whining about his problems.

v.t.
to utter with or as if with a whine: I whined my litany of complaints.

n.
1. a whining utterance, sound, or tone.
2. a feeble, peevish complaint.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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