whine - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/waɪn/
singularwhine
pluralwhines
  1. 1
    a complaint, especially one that you make in an annoying voice

    There were a few whines and whimpers about policy changes.

  2. 2
    a high sound made by a machine, insect etc

    the high-pitched whine of a vacuum cleaner

  3. 3
    the sounds that a dog makes to express its feelings

derived word

whiny

adjective
adjectivewhiny
comparativewhinier
superlativewhiniest