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Noun
Plural for a feeble or petulant complaint
“He came by night to the pavilion on the lake and reiterated his whine about the devildom of the country into which the foreigners had dragged him.”
Noun
Plural for a long, high-pitched complaining cry
“The wolf's ears deflated, the look on his face quickly taking a run for depression, a lamenting whine emitting from his throat.”
Noun
Plural for a long, usually high-pitched and unpleasant sound
“Miller would have dismissed the thud if it were not for the unusual whine that the engine had developed soon after the thud.”
Noun
Plural for a long, loud, wavering cry or howl
Noun
Plural for a continuing sound, especially of a person's voice, that is unchanging in pitch and without intonation
Noun
Plural for a short, high-pitched sound or cry
Noun
Plural for a musical note or sound used as a signal on a communications device (such as a telephone)
Verb
To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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“Sometimes Lenka called me to whine about Tolyan's behavior, as though I'd sold her a defective product.”
Verb
To utter a long high-pitched cry or moan
“The cub began to whine loudly and huddled up between his father's forepaws.”
Verb
To make or issue a long, usually high-pitched and unpleasant sound
“Sirens whine and, occasionally, a mechanical voice will repeat a warning to get the pilot's attention.”
Verb
To make or emit a noise or sound
Verb
Be constantly or visibly anxious
Verb
To speak in a low or barely audible voice
Verb
Make sharp, high-pitched sound
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