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verb     whimper pronunciation in British English
/ˈwɪmpə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theywhimper
he/she/itwhimpers
present participlewhimpering
past tensewhimpered
past participlewhimpered
  1. [intransitive]Sound effect to make small sounds of pain, fear, or sadness
    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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