complainer


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com·plain

 (kəm-plān′)
intr.v. com·plained, com·plain·ing, com·plains
1. To express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment.
2. To make a formal accusation or bring a formal charge; file a complaint.

[Middle English compleinen, from Old French complaindre, complaign-, from Vulgar Latin *complangere : Latin com-, intensive pref.; see com- + Latin plangere, to lament; see plāk- in Indo-European roots.]

com·plain′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.complainer - a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whiningcomplainer - a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
kvetch - (Yiddish) a constant complainer

complainer

noun
A person who habitually complains or grumbles:
Informal: crank, griper, grouser.
Translations

complainer

[kəmˈpleɪnər] n (= moaner) → râleur/euse m/f

complainer

a. persona que se queja en exceso.
References in classic literature ?
Everybody had a part either too long or too short; nobody would attend as they ought; nobody would remember on which side they were to come in; nobody but the complainer would observe any directions.
But to me, Socrates, these complainers seem to blame that which is not really in fault.
The complainer was put in the recovery position and was initially conscious but lost consciousness for a number of minutes.
But I could be charged by a moaner or complainer that I've called the minister mad.
RATE payer Steve Bradbury has been banned from all council buildings for being a persistent complainer (Examiner, October 14).
Muhammad Ilyas a complainer said that the staff arrived at the office late and remained absent for several hours.
ALTHOUGH I appreciate the fact that the prolific complainer, ST Vaughan, has a right to his opinions, it would be helpful if occasionally he got his facts right.
People adopt one of four personalities - martyr, nonbeliever, complainer or worrier - to deal with the sniffles, a study says.
Prosecutor Kaye Potter told Glasgow Sheriff Court last week: "The girl's mother got home early and after a confrontation with the complainer discovered the accused hiding under her daughter's duvet.
But instead of being praised for his actions, he was given a dressing down by his superintendent for failing to cancel a pre-arranged meeting with a complainer on another case.
Viki Welton, prosecuting, said: "She went to confront the complainer over an allegation she had slept with her boyfriend.