whine

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciationshwaɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hwaɪn, waɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hwīn, wīn)

Inflections of 'whine' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
whines
v 3rd person singular
whining
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
whined
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
whined
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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whine

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. whine about [the outcome, being sick]
  2. whined to [me, his mother]
  3. whine [incessantly, constantly, endlessly]
  4. stop whining!
  5. whine for [attention, hours]
  6. whine like a [baby, child]
  7. whine in [frustration, protest, public]
  8. always whining about something
  9. whine and complain
  10. whimper and whine
n
  1. a [small, little, wailing, loud, high-pitched] whine
  2. let out a [small] whine
  3. the [dog, toddler] gave a small whine
  4. came out as a (pleading, pathetic) whine
  5. the whine of the [car, jet] engine
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