[hwahy-nee, wahy-]
adjective, whinier, whiniest.
complaining; fretful; cranky: The baby is whiny because he missed his nap.
Also, whiney.

1850–55; whine + -y1

whininess, noun
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whiny (ˈwaɪnɪ)
adj , whinier, whiniest
1.  high-pitched and plaintive
2.  peevish; complaining

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Example sentences
And in our bedrooms, the persistent, whiny hum of their buzzing wings can wake
  the soundest of sleepers.
You've provoked some of that by being somewhat dismissive, condescending, and
We'll get back to the whiny wealthy poor in a moment.
Perhaps, she says wanly, your boss gives you extra energy through making you
  angry and whiny.
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