verb \ˈhwinj, ˈwinj\

: to complain in an annoying way

whingedwhing·ing or whinge·ing

Full Definition of WHINGE

intransitive verb
:  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


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