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Verb: whine  wIn
  1. Move with a whining sound
    "The bullets were whining past us"
     
  2. Talk in a tearful manner
    - snivel
     
  3. Make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    "My car engine makes a whining noise";
    - squeak, screech, creak, screak, skreak [non-standard]
     
  4. Complain whiningly
    - grizzle, yammer, yawp
Noun: whine  wIn
  1. A complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
    - whimper

Sounds like: Whigs, whin

Derived forms: whined, whining, whines

Type of: complain, complaint, go, kick, kvetch [N. Amer], locomote, make noise, moan, mouth, move, noise, plain [archaic], quetch, resound, sound off, speak, talk, travel, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Encyclopedia: Whine