Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
whine /wain/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- tiếng rên rỉ, tiếng than van; tiếng khóc nhai nhi
- nội động từ
- rên rỉ, than van; khóc nhai nhi (trẻ con)
- to be always whining about something or other: luôn luôn than van về việc này hay việc nọ
- ngoại động từ
- nói giọng rên rỉ, nói giọng than van
whines|whined|whininghwaɪn /w-Advanced English Dictionary
+a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
+move with a whining sound
+talk in a tearful manner
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 to complain in an annoying, crying voice: [V] Stop whining! + [V speech] 'I want to go home,' whined Toby. [also V that]
2 [V] to make a long high unpleasant sound because you are in pain or unhappy: The dog whined and scratched at the door.
3 [V] (of a machine) to make a long high unpleasant sound
+ noun [usually sing.]
1 a long high sound that is usually unpleasant or annoying: the steady whine of the engine
2 a long high cry that a child or dog makes when it is hurt or wants sth
3 a high tone of voice that you use when you complain about sth: Her voice took on a nasal whine of complaint.
high, high-pitched | piercing | nasal
VERB + WHINE
give, let out | hear
with a ~
She spoke with a whine.
| ~ of
the whine of a bullet/an engine/a motor
More information about SOUND
give a ~
The dog gave a low growl.
let out a ~
He let out a blood-curdling scream.
We heard the peal of church bells.
with a ~
The vase fell to the ground with a great crash.
a roar of laughtera snort of derisionthe whine of an engine
The engines whined softly in the background.
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