We are constantly bombarded by whining from the right over its contrived war on Christmas.
I could tell the way he was whining that he smelled the scent on the front steps.
On the culture-war battlefield, calling someone a “hate group” is a political move—and so is whining about it.
Katherine, Daniel, and Nathan are quite unlikable people, stuck with one another, whining to their friends and family.
It seems that because divorce has become ubiquitous, people feel that it shouldn't be discussed -- as if they're whining.
Stinson and Ray went to their fate alternately swearing and whining.
The whining of the dog attracted his attention, and he let him in before he went to his room.
The whining of Mistisi told him that the dog, too, was clad in the like chill armor.
The dogs did not bark but ran into a corner of the cabin, crouching and whining.
And once he shaded his eyes and pointed afar with extreme perturbation, whining or murmuring while he stared.
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.).