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verb whimper pronunciation in British English /ˈwɪmpə(r)/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewhimpering
past tensewhimpered
past participlewhimpered

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  1. [intransitive] to make small sounds of pain, fear, or sadness

    The dog whimpered pitifully.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to say something in a voice that expresses pain, fear, or sadness

      'I want my mummy,' the child whimpered.


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