verb (used without object), whined, whin·ing.
verb (used with object), whined, whin·ing.
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Origin of whine
synonym study for whine
OTHER WORDS FROM whinewhin·er, nounwhin·ing·ly, adverbun·whin·ing, adjectiveun·whin·ing·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH whinewine, whine
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Robert: I probably whine more than anybody of having to do 22 a year, so there was pride in what she said.‘The Good Wife’ Creators on the Premiere’s Big Cary Twist, Will’s Death, and More|Kevin Fallon|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anyone going through Prozac Nation can certainly find plenty of callow moments when Wurtzel does whine.Thank You, Elizabeth Wurtzel: ‘Prozac Nation’ Turns 20|Nicolaus Mills|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every time the government raises environmental standards, industry leaders whine that the cost will be prohibitive.The Chicken Littles Are Wrong: Environmental Regulations Always Spur Innovation|Daniel Gross|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But no matter, we are allergic and getting more allergic, hear us roar (and sniffle and whine and hack).Blame Climate Change for Your Terrible Seasonal Allergies|Kent Sepkowitz|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They whine that the movie is just a parade of liberals mocking conservatives.
For above the beat of the rain and the shrill whine of the wind came a strain of music, mournful, yet exquisitely beautiful.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
Talpers's voice had taken on something of a whine, and Lowell straightened up in disgust.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
A cry, a little cry almost like the whine of a small animal suddenly hurt, escaped from Latour's lips.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner
The only answer was an uneasy whine as the animal crouched close to the man's feet.The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright
James thought his kingly power divine And, loathing Puritanic ‘whine,’A Humorous History of England|C. Harrison