[ hwahy-nee, wahy- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪ ni, ˈwaɪ- /
adjective, whin·i·er, whin·i·est.
complaining; fretful; cranky: The baby is whiny because he missed his nap.
Origin of whiny
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They are loud and perpetually sticky and whiney and selfish.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
/ (ˈwaɪnɪ) /
adjective whinier or whiniest
high-pitched and plaintive
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