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whimper

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whimper

  1. an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment patiently posed for dozens of photographs without so much as a whimper Synonyms of whimper beef, bitch, bleat, carp, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, murmur, plaint, squawk, wail, complaint, whine, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to whimper challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of whimper commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction


whimper

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of whimper

  1. 1 to utter feeble plaintive cries the dog whimpered to be let in Synonyms of whimper bleat, mewl, pule Words Related to whimper fuss, sniffle, snivel, snuffle, whine; bawl, blub [chiefly British], blubber, cry, sob, weep; peep, squeak; yelp; mumble, murmur, mutter; groan, moan, sigh Near Antonyms of whimper scream, screech, shriek, squeal; howl, squall, wail, yowl; call, caterwaul, squawk; bellow, roar

  2. 2 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely a good-hearted person, but given to whimpering about trifles Synonyms of whimper beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, complain, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to whimper object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of whimper accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of whimper crow, delight, rejoice



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