Whines vs Complains - What's the difference?

whines | complains |


As a noun whines

is .

As a verb complains is

(complain).

whines

English

Noun

(head)
  • Anagrams

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    complains

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (complain)
  • Anagrams

    * *

    complain

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment.
  • Joe was always complaining about the noise made by his neighbours.
  • * Milton
  • O loss of sight, of thee I most complain !
  • To make a formal accusation or bring a formal charge.
  • They've complained about me to the police again.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Now, Master Shallow, you'll complain of me to the king?
  • To creak or squeak, as a timber or wheel.
  • the complaining bed-springs

    Synonyms

    * grumble * grouse * grump * bitch * beef * gripe * whine * kvetch * moan * whinge * See also