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Noun: kvetch  k'vech
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. (Yiddish) a constant complainer
  2. (Yiddish) a nagging complaint
Verb: kvetch  k'vech
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
    "My mother kvetches all day";
    - complain, kick [informal], plain [archaic], sound off, moan

Derived forms: kvetched, kvetches, kvetching

Type of: bellyacher [informal], complainer, complaint, crybaby [informal], grumbler, moaner, sniveler [US], sniveller [Brit, Cdn], squawker, whiner, whinger [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Kvetch