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Synonyms for whine
ʰwaɪn, waɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whimper, whine(verb)

    a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way


  2. whine(verb)

    move with a whining sound

    "The bullets were whining past us"

    yawp, skreak, snivel, creak, yammer, screech, squeak, grizzle, screak

  3. snivel, whine(verb)

    talk in a tearful manner

    grizzle, yawp, sniffle, skreak, snivel, creak, squeak, screech, blubber, screak, yammer, blub, snuffle

  4. whine, squeak, screech, creak, screak, skreak(verb)

    make a high-pitched, screeching noise

    "The door creaked when I opened it slowly"; "My car engine makes a whining noise"

    yawp, skreak, snivel, squawk, creak, yammer, screech, squeak, grizzle, screak, skreigh

  5. whine, grizzle, yammer, yawp(verb)

    complain whiningly

    stew, howl, yawp, skreak, snivel, yowl, creak, yammer, bawl, screech, brood, squeak, grizzle, wrawl, screak

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. whine(v. n.)

    cry (plaintively), moan (in a childish way)

  2. whine(n.)

    plaintive tone

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. whine(n)

    whimper, puling, complaint

  2. whine(v)

    whimper, pule, complain

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How to use whine in a sentence?

  1. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    You can be happy all the time, If you learn to smile and not whine, Not jumping from the future to the past, Be in the NOW and make happiness last.

  2. Larry Sabato:

    Maybe he gets on TV to whine about the debate, but he uses the rest of the time to say, 'Here's what I stand for,' then suddenly people start paying attention. Democratic activists will actually know who he is.

  3. "Swedish Proverb":

    Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours.

  4. Anthony D'Angelo:

    Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.

  5. Thomas Tusser:

    For the first fourteen years for a rod they do whine, For the next as a pearl in the world they do shine, For the next trim beauty beginneth to swerve, For the next matrons or drudges they serve, For the next doth crave a staff for a stay, For the next a bier to fetch them away.

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Translations for whine

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  • kňouratCzech
  • hvine, hvinDanish
  • jaulen, jammern, quengeln, Gejammer, heulenGerman
  • gimoteo, gimotear, lloriquear, zumbar, lloriqueoSpanish
  • فغان, نالیدن, نق زدن, نالهPersian
  • vikistä, vinkua, kitistä, ujeltaa, ulvonta, uikuttaaFinnish
  • pleurnicherie, couiner, pleurnicher, geindreFrench
  • cuachIrish
  • vinnyog, siránkozikHungarian
  • lagna, frigno, uggiolio, sibilare, piagnucolare, piagnisteo, sibilo, piagnucolioItalian
  • ueneMāori
  • zeuren, huilen, jammerenDutch
  • hvin, hvine, hyle, jamre, hyl, sutre, syteNorwegian
  • reclamar, birraPortuguese
  • вой, выть, скулить, завывать, плакатьсяRussian
  • สะอื้นThai
  • inilti, inleyiş, inleme, sızlanma, inlemekTurkish

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