Pronunciation Noun

whine (plural whines)

  1. a long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound
  2. (derogatory) a complaint or criticism
Translations Verb

whine (whines, present participle whining; past and past participle whined)

  1. (intransitive) To utter a high-pitched cry.
  2. (intransitive) To make a sound resembling such a cry.
    The jet engines whined at take off.
  3. (intransitive) To complain or protest with a whine or as if with a whine.
  4. (intransitive) To move with a whining sound.
    The jet whined into the air.
  5. (transitive) To utter with the sound of a whine.
    The child whined all his complaints.
    Kelly Queen was whining that the boss made him put on his tie.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: ~ с воем
  • Russian: прорыдать

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