whine

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Noun[change]

Singular
whine

Plural
whines

  1. (countable) A whine is a long, complaining cry.

Verb[change]

Plain form
whine

Third-person singular
whines

Past tense
whined

Past participle
whined

Present participle
whining

  1. If you whine, then you complain about something, usually childishly.
    The little child whined that his mother made him put on his tie.