verb (used without object)
Origin of complain
Examples from the Web for complainer
Chamillart searched for the document, found it, and saw that the complainer was right.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
Although Achan was the only offender, he was probably far from being the only complainer on that occasion.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua|William Garden Blaikie
It is for the complainer's relief, not for God's information.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Volume III|Alexander Maclaren
"Together we make sweetest harmony," returned the bell next the complainer.Allegories of Life|Mrs. J. S. Adams
I see that you think you have effectually disposed of all complaint by challenging the complainer to suggest a remedy.The Potiphar Papers|George William Curtis
Word Origin for complain
late 14c., "find fault, lament," from stem of Old French complaindre "to lament" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *complangere, originally "to beat the breast," from Latin com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + plangere "to strike, beat the breast" (see plague (n.)). Older sense of "lament" died out 17c. Related: Complained; complaining.
see can't complain.