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    whine

    whine - Dictionary definition and meaning for word whine

    Definition
    (noun) a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
    Synonyms : whimper
    Definition
    (verb) move with a whining sound
    Example Sentence
    • The bullets were whining past us
    Definition
    (verb) talk in a tearful manner
    Synonyms : snivel
    Definition
    (verb) make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    Synonyms : creak , screak , screech , skreak , squeak
    Example Sentence
    • The door creaked when I opened it slowly
    • My car engine makes a whining noise
    Definition
    (verb) complain whiningly
    Synonyms : grizzle , yammer , yawp
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whine

sounds like wine....when you drink wine and make high (sad)sound everyone complains about u....

whine--sounds like WINE, and after drinking WINE ..people often feel emotional and express their feeling by making a HIGH SAD SOUND

Without the 'h' it becomes wine which rhymes with dine...they will wine (a drink) and dine (to eat) at the Sheraton today.

whine---wine..when people drink wine they start complaining about their problems with high volume

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