puling

[ pyoo-ling ]
/ ˈpyu lɪŋ /

adjective

whining; whimpering: a puling child.

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Origin of puling

First recorded in 1520–30; pule + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM puling

pul·ing·ly, adverb
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