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whine

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of whine

  1. an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment the perennial whine that movies aren't as good as they used to be Synonyms of whine beef, bitch, bleat, carp, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, murmur, plaint, squawk, wail, whimper, complaint, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to whine challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of whine commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction


whine

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of whine

  1. to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely for the whole of our vacation, the kids whined on and on about the weather Synonyms of whine 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, whimper, complain, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to whine object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of whine accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of whine crow, delight, rejoice



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