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 new policy introduces the option of setting up alternative conflict resolution groups in which non- and minor-discipline cases can be resolved in sessions with the officer and the complainer, Bratton said.
Fiscal depute Tom Bowman said: "The complainer and Paul Lewis had been in a relationship for about six months at the time of the offence and were residing together.
Sentencing him on Wednesday, Lord Mulholland said:"The jury rejected your evidence that the sexual intercourse with the complainer was consensual and believed her account of rape.
The offence was seriously aggravated by the fact that you made a video recording of the act - you told the complainer this was so that you could watch it later.
The interdict prevents my client from molesting the complainer and his wife or verbally abusing them.
I've always been able to handle being down, I've never been a whiner or complainer,'' Williams said.
While making his complaint, the accused is described to have flown into a rage and headbutted the complainer once to the face which knocked him to the floor.
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.
Mr Martin added: "I believe it is appropriate they apologise to the complainer and her son.