—v.i. 1. to utter a low, usually nasal, complaining cry or sound, as from uneasiness, discontent, peevishness, etc.: The puppies were whining from hunger. 2. to snivel or complain in a peevish, self-pitying way: He is always whining about his problems.
—v.t. to utter with or as if with a whine: I whined my litany of complaints.
—n. 1. a whining utterance, sound, or tone.
2. a feeble, peevish complaint.