I could tell the way he was whining that he smelled the scent on the front steps.
Katherine, Daniel, and Nathan are quite unlikable people, stuck with one another, whining to their friends and family.
His whining about not getting enough time was a reminder of his petulant, entitled side.
We are constantly bombarded by whining from the right over its contrived war on Christmas.
And I'd like to think I'd speak and write honestly about it instead of just whining and trying to turn the tables on Democrats.
Stinson and Ray went to their fate alternately swearing and whining.
whining with eagerness, he followed back from the river bank and in among the trees.
The whining of Mistisi told him that the dog, too, was clad in the like chill armor.
And over all was a constant hum, a crackling, a whining of spinning parts.
And once he shaded his eyes and pointed afar with extreme perturbation, whining or murmuring while he stared.
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.).