In his New Hampshire victory speech Romney whined that President Obama “divides us with the bitter politics of envy.”
Even the Huffington Post whined back on May 14: “Will Obama Hold Another Press Conference?”
He whined that because of the Clinton sanctions, U.S. companies like Halliburton were "cut out of the action" in Iran.
Whitman whined: "The things that I have been called in this campaign, it's not fair to the voters of California."
Instead of taking the president's jokes with good grace, you fled the hotel ballroom in a huff and whined.
Solomon got up, whined, turned from the door, and jumped into Mrs. Yellam's lap.
"This is against the law," whined the man, beads of sweat standing on his forehead.
The door was shut, but Woof knew that doors frequently opened if one scratched at them and whined persuasively.
"When things don't suit me, I'm apt to say so; but I never scold," whined the shrew.
He whined and cringed to his own offspring, and begged him to give him the bottle.
Old English hwinan "to whiz or whistle through the air" (only of arrows), also hwinsian "to whine" (of dogs), ultimately of imitative origin (cf. Old Norse hvina "to whiz," German wiehern "to neigh"). Meaning "to complain in a feeble way" is first recorded 1520s. Related: Whined; whining.
1630s, from whine (v.).