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Meaning of WHIMPER

Pronunciation:  'wimpur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
  2. [v]  cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"

WHIMPER is a 7 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: mewl, pule, wail, whine
 See Also: complaint, cry, weep



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Whim"per\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whimpered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Whimpering}.] [Cf. Scot. whimmer, G. wimmern.]
    To cry with a low, whining, broken voice; to whine; to
    complain; as, a child whimpers.
          Was there ever yet preacher but there were gainsayers
          that spurned, that winced, that whimpered against him?
  2. \Whim"per\, v. t.
    To utter in alow, whining tone.
  3. \Whim"per\, n.
    A low, whining, broken cry; a low, whining sound, expressive
    of complaint or grief.