whimper

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciationshwɪmpər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhwɪmpɚ, ˈwɪm-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hwimpər, wim-)


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whimper

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [child's, dog's, baby's] whimper
  2. the whimpers of the [child]
  3. heard whimpers coming from [the other room, outside]
  4. a whimper of [protest, pleasure, pain, hunger]
  5. [gave, let out] a whimper of [protest]
  6. [little, dry, muffled] whimpers
  7. without even a whimper
  8. her [shouting, yelling, crying] became whimpers
  9. reduced his [shouting] to whimpers
  10. not so much as a whimper (from him)
  11. [started, ended, went out] with a whimper
  12. ended the [day, year, match] with a whimper
v
  1. whimper in [pain, protest, fear]
  2. the [child, dog] whimpered (in pain)
  3. whimper for [mercy, fear, help]
  4. whimper to [her, myself]
  5. [began, managed, continued] to whimper
  6. whimpered into his [shoulder, pillow]
  7. whimper like a (frightened) [child, dog, puppy]
  8. whimper out loud
  9. whimper and whine
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