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Synonyms for whine
ʰwaɪn, waɪnwhine

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  1. whimper, whineverb

    a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way


  2. whineverb

    move with a whining sound

    "The bullets were whining past us"

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

  3. snivel, whineverb

    talk in a tearful manner

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

  4. whine, squeak, screech, creak, screak, skreakverb

    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, yawpverb

    complain whiningly

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. whineverb

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

  2. whinenoun

    plaintive tone

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.5 / 2 votes

  1. whinenoun

    whimper, puling, complaint

  2. whineverb

    whimper, pule, complain

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  1. Lisa Haisha:

    Once you start that important spiritual housekeeping work, your Imposters will surely protest. Your Victim Imposter might whine: I don’t wanna do the hard work. Don’t make me! Your Egotist Imposter might lament: I already know that I can do the hard work, ergo I don’t need to do it. I don’t have to prove anything to anyone!

  2. Lowman Henry:

    All we've noticed is a bunch of whining about it, our response is : They whine, we win.

  3. James McNeill Whistler:

    Two and two continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five.

  4. unknown:

    If you have time to whine about it, you have time to do something about it.

  5. 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.

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  • kňouratCzech
  • hvine, hvinDanish
  • Gejammer, jaulen, jammern, heulen, quengelnGerman
  • zumbar, gimotear, lloriquear, lloriqueo, gimoteoSpanish
  • نق زدن, فغان, ناله, نالیدنPersian
  • ujeltaa, uikuttaa, ulvonta, kitistä, vinkua, vikistäFinnish
  • couiner, pleurnicher, pleurnicherie, geindreFrench
  • cuachIrish
  • siránkozik, vinnyogHungarian
  • piagnucolare, piagnisteo, sibilo, piagnucolio, sibilare, uggiolio, frigno, lagnaItalian
  • ueneMāori
  • zeuren, jammeren, huilenDutch
  • hvin, syte, sutre, hyl, hvine, hyle, jamreNorwegian
  • birra, reclamarPortuguese
  • завывать, плакаться, выть, вой, скулитьRussian
  • สะอื้นThai
  • inlemek, inilti, sızlanma, inleme, inleyişTurkish

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