Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / whimpering
FEEDBACK

How to use whimpering in a sentence

He was an Airedale and was pulling himself along on three legs, whimpering softly.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Even the children were not whimpering, the tawdry women were not hysterical, not a parrot raised his voice nor a dog whined.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Crawley remained on his knees, howling and whimpering so piteously that the man took pity on this abject personage.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
We were whimpering and peevish; we were wracked with pain and weary of mind, but that nurse never failed to smile.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
She was just in time to pick up the blind, whimpering thing.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
You have then been whimpering and fondling, like a Spaniel, over the Fellow that hath abusd you.
THE BEGGAR'S OPERAJOHN GAY
Raoul had all he could do to keep from curling up behind his tree barricade, head in his arms, whimpering with grief and fear.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
These confounded wenches were so given to whimpering, and this serene aristocrat hated "scenes."
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
But from behind him came a whimpering, scurrying whirlwind; its name was Swanson, hysterical with fear.
THE TUNNEL UNDER THE WORLDFREDERIK POHL
He stood quite still and endured heavy blows without whimpering or flinching.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY

WORDS RELATED TO WHIMPERING

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

WORD OF THE DAY

prothalamionnoun | [proh-thuh-ley-mee-on, -uhn ]SEE DEFINITION