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A whimpering, half-growl and curdled scream, a cornered-animal cry of a sound.

Somewhere in the theater, you also hear a soft, whimpering, “Help”—a woman is about to suffocate on her own tears.

Luckily, Carrie was there to arrange everything and sent him off with soft eyes and a whimpering goodbye.

He was an Airedale and was pulling himself along on three legs, whimpering softly.

Even the children were not whimpering, the tawdry women were not hysterical, not a parrot raised his voice nor a dog whined.

Crawley remained on his knees, howling and whimpering so piteously that the man took pity on this abject personage.

We were whimpering and peevish; we were wracked with pain and weary of mind, but that nurse never failed to smile.

She was just in time to pick up the blind, whimpering thing.


On this page you'll find 197 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whimpering, such as: bearish, bemoaning, cantankerous, captious, carping, and censorious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.