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

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain