verb (used without object), whined, whin·ing.
verb (used with object), whined, whin·ing.
Origin of whine
Related formswhin·er, nounwhin·ing·ly, adverbun·whin·ing, adjectiveun·whin·ing·ly, adverb
Can be confusedwine whine
Examples from the Web for whine
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
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.
If Obama persuaded Assad to step down and move to Siberia, the critics would still find something to whine about.
“You can whine all you want about free sites and pirated content,” he said.Free Porn Is Threatening the Adult Industry. Here Are Five Ways to Save It.|Aurora Snow|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They would sniff the air and whine and pull at their collars, always in the direction of the big live oak.Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise|Louis Arundel
If the conditions under which he works do not suit him, he will fight for their betterment, but he will not whine.Craftsmanship in Teaching|William Chandler Bagley
There were curious wind crackles all about him, and Nero had begun to sniff and whine.Diane of the Green Van|Leona Dalrymple
Then he began to whine for mercy, but his whining maddened his conqueror more than his blows had done.A Master's Degree|Margaret Hill McCarter
The heavy runners began to whine over the powdered ice, and they went swiftly onward toward the middle of the lake.The Corner House Girls Snowbound|Grace Brooks Hill