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It feels like a whiny problem to have, but I’m trying to get to a point when I’m not second-guessing myself all the time.

We all know that somehow, inevitably, the outlet next to your specific airplane seat won’t work, so rather than deal with a whiny kid for the final four hours of your journey, invest in a pair that can last for up to 20 hours on a single charge.

After I've been listening to a whiny kid keep complaining for a whole hour.

Any argument I try to hold comes tumbling out in the form of a whiny temper tantrum.

Or maybe we are just whiny wimps, an all-purpose explanation for every descent-of-man phenomenon that never is far off the mark.

Crystal visits the Catskills, symbolically, in the show, but his humor is far from the whiny Allen mentality.

Not that we're all a bunch of whiny babies who can't handle change.

Drudge and Boyle responded by calling Obama a whiny race-baiter.

I do dislike Mrs. Pryor talking in that whiny-piny voice; and how disagreeable she was about Puck.

It certainly didn't sound like Tom Grollins's whiny treble, but then—perhaps he was pretending, so as to put her off.

"Beth, you really are a whiny child, you always have a grievance," her mother complained.

"I wish I'd had a brother instead of two whiny little kiddy sisters," said Peter.

His familiar whiny voice he lifted to so high a pitch that every man and boy there heard him.


On this page you'll find 124 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whiny, such as: obnoxious, rude, unpleasant, bellicose, brusque, and cantankerous.

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