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 (wĭm′pər, hwĭm′-)
v. whim·pered, whim·per·ing, whim·pers
1. To cry or sob with soft intermittent sounds; whine.
2. To complain.
To utter in a whimper.
A low, broken, sobbing sound; a whine.

[Probably imitative.]

whim′per·er n.
whim′per·ing·ly adv.
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Flatterers are they, and whimperers, and nothing more.
The sinew and heart of man seem to be drawn out, and we are become timorous, desponding whimperers.
wiper, wipe, Hoskins; Bob 4 Empire; British the of wimp, whirr, whir, whip, whimper, Order 3 Italy; 2 Iannucci; Armando 1 whim, weir, riper, ripe, rime, primer, prime, prim, premier, pier, mire, hirer, Quiz: hire, heir, empire, emir, WHIMPERER characters.