[ hwinj, winj ]
/ ʰwɪndʒ, wɪndʒ /
verb (used without object), whinged, whing·ing.British and Australian Informal.
to complain; whine.
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Origin of whinge
before 1150; dial. (Scots, N England), earlier Scots quhynge,Old English hwinsian (not recorded in ME); cognate with Old High German winsōn (German winseln); derivative of Germanic base of whine
OTHER WORDS FROM whingewhinger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for whinge
/ (wɪndʒ) informal /
verb whinges, whingeing or whinged (intr)
to cry in a fretful way
Derived forms of whingewhingeing, noun, adjectivewhinger, noun
Word Origin for whinge
from a Northern variant of Old English hwinsian to whine; related to Old High German winsan, winisan, whence Middle High German winsen
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