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Definition of Whine

Whine

  1. To utter a plaintive cry, as some animals; to moan with a childish noise; to complain, or to tell of sorrow, distress, or the like, in a plaintive, nasal tone; hence, to complain or to beg in a mean, unmanly way; to moan basely.
  2. To utter or express plaintively, or in a mean, unmanly way; as, to whine out an excuse.
  3. A plaintive tone; the nasal, childish tone of mean complaint; mean or affected complaint.

Whine Quotations

In the household in which I was raised, the themes were pretty simple. 'Work hard. Don't quit. Be appreciative, be thankful, be grateful, be respectful. Also, never whine, never complain. And always, for crying out loud, keep a sense of humor.'
Michael Keaton

Don't let the incidents which take place in life bring you low. And certainly don't whine. You can be brought low, that's OK, but don't be reduced by them. Just say, 'That's life.'
Maya Angelou

If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.
Anthony J. D'Angelo

When my body gets to the point where I can no longer function or feel gratitude, then I'll leave it and become grateful again. But until then, I will appreciate what I have and not whine about what I don't have. I will feel blessed by life and the opportunity to help others see that they are blessed, too.
Bernie Siegel

The muse is not an angelic voice that sits on your shoulder and sings sweetly. The muse is the most annoying whine. The muse isn't hard to find, just hard to like - she follows you everywhere, tapping you on the shoulder, demanding that you stop doing whatever else you might be doing and pay attention to her.
Harlan Coben
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Whine Translations

whine in French is vagir
whine in German is wimmern, winseln
whine in Italian is mugolare
whine in Latin is queritor
whine in Spanish is gimotear
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