Synonyms for whine

Synonyms for (noun) whine

Synonyms: whimper, whine

Definition: a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way

Similar words: complaint

Definition: an expression of grievance or resentment

Synonyms for (verb) whine

Synonyms: grizzle, whine, yammer, yawp

Definition: complain whiningly

Similar words: sound off, kvetch, kick, quetch, plain, complain

Definition: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

Usage: My mother complains all day; She has a lot to kick about

Synonyms: whine, snivel

Definition: talk in a tearful manner

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk

Definition: express in speech

Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

Synonyms: whine

Definition: move with a whining sound

Usage: The bullets were whining past us

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: squeak, screak, screech, skreak, creak, whine

Definition: make a high-pitched, screeching noise

Usage: The door creaked when I opened it slowly; My car engine makes a whining noise

Similar words: make noise, noise, resound

Definition: emit a noise

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