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verb whimper pronunciation in American English /ˈwɪmpər/ whimper pronunciation in American English /ˈhwɪmpər/ 
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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 mommy," the child whimpered.


a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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