Definition of whine Pronunciation
Noun
1. A long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound
2. A complaint or criticism
Verb
3. To utter a high-pitched cry.
4. To make a sound resembling such a cry.
The jet engines whined at take off.
5. To complain or protest with a whine or as if with a whine.
6. To move with a whining sound.
The jet whined into the air.
7. 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.
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English - English - whine Pronunciation
v. make a high squeaking noise; cry or complain in a high pitched or nasal voice; grumble and complain like a child
English - Spanish - whine Pronunciation
v. lloriquear, gimotear, lamentarse, sollozar; gañir; decir lloriqueando
English - French - whine Pronunciation
v. pleurnicher, hurler, gémir, se lamenter; se plaindre, ronchonner
English - German - whine Pronunciation
v. wimmern, jaulen, winseln; heulen; plärren
English - Italian - whine Pronunciation
v. uggiolare, gemere; piagnucolare, frignare; lamentarsi, lagnarsi
English - Portuguese - whine Pronunciation
v. lamentar-se, queixar-se, choramingar; reclamar, "chorar"
English - Russian - whine Pronunciation
г. скулить, подвывать, завывать, ныть, хныкать, плакаться
English - Turkish - whine Pronunciation
f. sızlanmak, mızırdanmak, mızmızlanmak
i. mızırdanma, mızmızlanma, halinden şikâyet etme, sızlanma
English - Dutch - whine Pronunciation
ww. janken, zeuren, zaniken
English - Greek - whine Pronunciation
ουσ. κλαθμυρισμός, κλαψούρισμα, παράπονο
ρήμ. κλαθμυρίζω
English - Chinese - whine Pronunciation
(动) 报怨声, 发牢骚, 哭诉; 哀诉
English - Chinese - whine Pronunciation
(動) 報怨聲, 發牢騷, 哭訴; 哀訴
English - Japanese - whine Pronunciation
(動) 哀れな声を出す; クンクン鳴く; 泣き言を言う; 泣きべそをかく
English - Korean - whine Pronunciation
동. 구슬피 울다; 흐느껴 울다; 투덜대다


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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for whine
1. sing: pipe, hum, whistle
2. cry: complain, moan, grumble, snivel, whimper
Verb forms for whine
Present participle: whining
Present: whine (3.person: whines)
Past: whined
Future: will whine
Present conditional: would whine
Present Perfect: have whined (3.person: has whined)
Past Perfect: had whined
Future Perfect: will have whined
Past conditional: would have whined