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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHINER

For the whiner got even less mercy from these men, than he that defied and outfaced them.

He had enough to do in the cabin, and this outdoor performance was no work, anyway, for a whiner.

Six boys and a whiner were asleep in their bunks in the log cabin when that awesome sound first smote the air.

No doubt I might have gone whining to Andy and made him take back all the things he said, but I am no whiner.

I have just carried unpoliteness far enough to make her afraid of me; and to shew her, that I am no whiner.

“I should never think of doing such a thing as to pull your hair,” said the whiner.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from whine (v.).

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