whingey


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Related to whingey: whine, whingy, whining, winge, Wingy
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whingey

adj (Brit inf) to be whingeydauernd jammern or meckern (inf); (baby) → dauernd plärren; the kid’s starting to get whingeydas Kind fängt an zu plärren; don’t be so whingeymecker doch nicht so! (inf)
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Twenty-three-year-olds Brooke and Tim, who met as students, were expecting their second boy, and provided each other, and us, with a lot of laughs, though Tim was very brave to joke to his beloved that she was being "a whingey git" during her caesarean section
It's probable that as he settled he would be more quiet, more withdrawn, more clingy, more whingey.
I didn't want to write some dingy, whingey music about being middle-aged, I wanted to say hallelujah to the world.
I didn't want to write some dingy, whingey music about being middleaged, I wanted to say hallelujah to the world.
But come on - you get Ronan Cheating Keating on your show and you let him off with a whingey 'Boo hoo, the media pick on me' when he's supposedly there to talk about his affair?
With its downward intonation at the end of sentences and nasal sound, it is considered dull, droney and whingey and plain unsexy by a large percentage of the population.
That role was always available during pre-season, and although we decided to go with David McNamee, that was no reflection on Whingey.
James said: "It's taking a bit of getting used to so she's a bit whingey.
When Eleanor had outgrown her old buggy she was so whingey we could not take her anywhere, she was virtually stuck in the house and it was splitting the family up because someone always had to stay with her.
If you ask some old men how old they are they will immediately put on a high falsetto, whingey voiceandsay: ``If I live to see the 22ndof February next year.
After the 1997 election, criticism may have sounded a bit whingey.