without a whimper

Definition of without a whimper

  1. :  without complaining She accepted their decision without a whimper.

Word by Word Definitions

whimperplay
  1. :  to make a low whining plaintive or broken sound

    :  to complain or protest with or as if with a whimper

  1. :  a whimpering cry or sound

    :  a petulant complaint or protest


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