Associations to the word «Whine»


WHINE, noun. A long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound
WHINE, noun. A complaint or criticism
WHINE, verb. (intransitive) To utter a high-pitched cry.
WHINE, verb. (intransitive) To make a sound resembling such a cry.
WHINE, verb. (intransitive) To complain or protest with a whine or as if with a whine.
WHINE, verb. (intransitive) To move with a whining sound.
WHINE, verb. (transitive) To utter with the sound of a whine.

Dictionary definition

WHINE, noun. A complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way.
WHINE, verb. Move with a whining sound; "The bullets were whining past us".
WHINE, verb. Talk in a tearful manner.
WHINE, verb. Make a high-pitched, screeching noise; "The door creaked when I opened it slowly"; "My car engine makes a whining noise".
WHINE, verb. Complain whiningly.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin