crybaby

noun
cry·ba·by | \ ˈkrī-ˌbā-bē \

Definition of crybaby 

: one who cries or complains easily or often

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Examples of crybaby in a Sentence

“Don't be such a crybaby,” she told her little sister. car trips that were often spoiled by a couple of crybabies in the back seat

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In a season where referees vs. players has become a league-wide problem, the Warriors, noble champions of two of the past three seasons, have become what some would call crybabies. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, "Invincible no more, Warriors face rocky path back to NBA Finals," 12 Apr. 2018 In a season in which referees against players has become a league-wide problem, the Warriors, noble champions of two of the past three seasons, have become what some would call crybabies. Scott Ostler, San Antonio Express-News, "By no means invincible, Golden State faces rocky path to Finals," 13 Apr. 2018 Who knew that Weinstein, so feared for so many years, was such an insecure crybaby? Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, "Critic's Notebook: The Harvey Weinstein 'Frontline' Doc Is a Sickening Horror Show," 2 Mar. 2018 Are baseball players the biggest crybabies in sports? Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "Bill Self going hard, Clark Hunt bad at PR, Andy Reid learning (?), baseball free agents, and love advice," 6 Feb. 2018 Speaking of crybabies: Charles Barkley was once asked to name his favorite white wine. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, "The case against Barry Bonds," 27 Jan. 2018 In this shadow story, Harding wasn’t a monster but a victim, an underdog unfairly vilified, and Kerrigan was a crybaby who made too much of her pain. Leslie Jamison, New York Times, "I Used to Insist I Didn’t Get Angry. Not Anymore.," 17 Jan. 2018 Now a few of these crybaby women have started to talk to reporters, and Bailey has decided his only way out is to kill himself. Joyce Wadler, New York Times, "We Apologize if This Holiday Preview Brings You Pain," 6 Dec. 2017 Candy Crush and a crybaby: sounds like the perfect pair. Natalie Angier, New York Times, "A Baby Wails, and the Adult World Comes Running," 4 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of crybaby

1851, in the meaning defined above

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crybaby

noun

English Language Learners Definition of crybaby

: a person who cries easily or complains often

crybaby

noun
cry·ba·by | \ ˈkrī-ˌbā-bē \
plural crybabies

Kids Definition of crybaby

: a person who cries easily or who complains often

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