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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way v. - Cry weakly or softly.

Usage examples (30)
  • Just then one of journalists heard a small whimper from the back of the class.
  • With a contented feline yawn, Serena curled up for a nap but was suddenly interrupted by a whimper from the floor of the living room.
  • And, just sayin, cuz Mr. Grammar isn't around, don't you mean "whimper"?
  • I thought there might be another JohnnyRussia out there, but the "whimper" characterization pretty much nails you. for more
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