But no matter, we are allergic and getting more allergic, hear us roar (and sniffle and whine and hack).
Conservative pundits like to whine from time to time about how blacks “reflexively” or “unthinkingly” pull the Democratic lever.
“You can whine all you want about free sites and pirated content,” he said.
Republicans whine about partisanship—while stiff-arming Obama and sitting on their hands.
They whine that the movie is just a parade of liberals mocking conservatives.
He heard the faithful creature moan and whine round him and lie down by his side.
With a whine of remonstrance it swung wider, and Crane stepped out on the sidewalk.
The silence was broken by the zip-zip of rifles, the roar of guns, and the whine of shells as they flew towards our lines.
"I only pulled the bilberries," interposed Jamie, in a whine which went off in a howl.
A hum and a whine and then a shrill whistle which went up in pitch until it wasn't anything at all.
Old English hwinan "to whiz or whistle through the air" (only of arrows), also hwinsian "to whine" (of dogs), ultimately of imitative origin (cf. Old Norse hvina "to whiz," German wiehern "to neigh"). Meaning "to complain in a feeble way" is first recorded 1520s. Related: Whined; whining.
1630s, from whine (v.).