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whimper

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)
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whim=per

CIDE DICTIONARY

whimperv. i. [Cf. Scot. whimmer, G. wimmern.].
     To cry with a low, whining, broken voice; to whine; to complain; as, a child whimpers.  [1913 Webster]
    "Was there ever yet preacher but there were gainsayers that spurned, that winced, that whimpered against him?"  [1913 Webster]
whimperv. t. 
     To utter in alow, whining tone.  [1913 Webster]
whimpern. 
     A low, whining, broken cry; a low, whining sound, expressive of complaint or grief.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

whimper, v. & n.
--v.
1 intr. make feeble, querulous, or frightened sounds; cry and whine softly.
2 tr. utter whimperingly.
--n.
1 a whimpering sound.
2 a feeble note or tone (the conference ended on a whimper).

Derivative
whimperer n. whimperingly adv.
Etymology
imit., f. dial. whimp

THESAURUS

whimper

bawl, blubber, boohoo, break down, burst into tears, cry, dissolve in tears, dolorous tirade, drop a tear, greet, groan, howl, jeremiad, keen, lament, moan, murmur, mutter, outcry, plaint, planctus, pule, scream, shed tears, snivel, sob, tirade, ululation, wail, wail of woe, weep, whine, yammer, yawp, yowl

ROGET THESAURUS

whimper

Lamentation

N lament, lamentation, wail, complaint, plaint, murmur, mutter, grumble, groan, moan, whine, whimper, sob, sigh, suspiration, heaving, deep sigh, cry, scream, howl, outcry, wail of woe, ululation, frown, scowl, tear, weeping, flood of tears, fit of crying, lacrimation, lachrymation, melting mood, weeping and gnashing of teeth, plaintiveness, languishment, condolence, mourning, weeds, willow, cypress, crape, deep mourning, sackcloth and ashes, lachrymatory, knell, deep death song, dirge, coronach, nenia, requiem, elegy, epicedium, threne, monody, threnody, jeremiad, jeremiade, ullalulla, mourner, grumbler, Noobe, Heraclitus, lamenting, in mourning, in sackcloth and ashes, sorrowing, sorrowful, mournful, tearful, lachrymose, plaintive, plaintful, querulous, querimonious, in the melting mood, threnetic, in tears, with tears in one's eyes, with moistened eyes, with watery eyes, bathed in tears, dissolved in tears, like Niobe all tears, elegiac, epicedial, de profundis, les larmes aux yeux, Int, heigh-ho!, alas!, alack!, O dear!, ah me!, woe is me!, lackadaisy!, well a day!, lack a day!, alack a day!, wellaway!, alas the day!, O tempora O mores!, what a pity!, miserabile dictu!, O lud lud!, too true!, tears standing in the eyes, tears starting from the eyes, eyes suffused, eyes swimming, eyes brimming, eyes overflowing with tears, if you have tears prepare to shed them now, interdum lacrymae pondera vocis habent, strangled his language in his tears, tears such as angels weep.

VB lament, mourn, deplore, grieve, weep over, bewail, bemoan, condole with, fret, wear mourning, go into mourning, put on mourning, wear the willow, wear sackcloth and ashes, infandum renovare dolorem, give sorrow words, sigh, give a sigh, heave, fetch a sigh, waft a sigh from Indus to the pole, sigh 'like a furnace', wail, cry, weep, sob, greet, blubber, pipe, snivel, bibber, whimper, pule, pipe one's eye, drop tears, shed tears, drop a tear, shed a tear, melt into tears, burst into tears, fondre en larmes, cry oneself blind, cry one's eyes out, yammer, scream, mew, groan, moan, whine, roar, roar like a bull, bellow like a bull, cry out lustily, rend the air, frown, scowl, make a wry face, gnash one's teeth, wring one's hands, tear one's hair, beat one's breast, roll on the ground, burst with grief, complain, murmur, mutter, grumble, growl, clamor, make a fuss about, croak, grunt, maunder, deprecate, cry out before one is hurt, complain without cause.


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