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Definition of whinge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

whinge

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//wɪndʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪndʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they whinge
BrE BrE//wɪndʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪndʒ//
 
he / she / it whinges
BrE BrE//ˈwɪndʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪndʒɪz//
 
past simple whinged
BrE BrE//wɪndʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪndʒd//
 
past participle whinged
BrE BrE//wɪndʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪndʒd//
 
-ing form whingeing
BrE BrE//ˈwɪndʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪndʒɪŋ//
 
-ing form whinging
BrE BrE//ˈwɪndʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪndʒɪŋ//
 
Describing annoying traits
 
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[intransitive] whinge (about somebody/something) (British English, informal, disapproving) to complain in an annoying way She's always whingeing about how unfair everything is. See related entries: Describing annoying traits Word Origin late Old English hwinsian, of Germanic origin; related to German winseln; compare with whine.

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