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whinge

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verb \ˈhwinj, ˈwinj\

Simple Definition of whinge

  • : to complain in an annoying way

Full Definition of whinge

whingedwhing·ing or whinge·ing

British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to complain fretfully :  whine

whinge noun, British

Examples of whinge

  1. Quit whinging and get on with the job.

  2. People were whinging about the lack of service.



Origin of whinge

Middle English *whingen, from Old English hwinsian; akin to Old High German winsōn to moan


First Known Use: 12th century

Rhymes with whinge


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