Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
whine /wain/
  • 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
    Concise Dictionary
    whines|whined|whininghwaɪn /w-
    +a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way
    +move with a whining sound
    +talk in a tearful manner
    +complain whiningly

    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    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.
    Collocation Dictionary


    high, high-pitched | piercing | nasal


    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.

    hear ~
    We heard the peal of church bells.

    with a ~
    The vase fell to the ground with a great crash.

    ~ of
    a roar of laughtera snort of derisionthe whine of an engine



    faintly, softly
    The engines whined softly in the background.
    | away

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