sniveller


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Noun1.sniveller - a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whiningsniveller - 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
Translations

sniveller

sniveler (US) [ˈsnɪvləʳ] Nquejica mf

sniveller

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sniveller

sniveler (Am) [ˈsnɪvləʳ] npiagnucolone/a, frignone/a
References in classic literature ?
that little sniveller, the king, makes winners give him his revenge.
Then they collect round the pack in the corner and talk with Tom Moody of past sport, and the merits of Sniveller and Diamond, and of the state of the country and of the wretched breed of foxes.
Mother-of-three Liz Fraser, author of the bestselling The Yummy Mummy Survival Guide, puts her hand up to being a sniveller.
It is scarcely any wonder, indeed, that Lenin entitled his article about the great writer "Leo Tolstoy as the Mirror of the Russian Revolution." Of course, Lenin could hardly approve of Tolstoy's specific recommendations for society, and is actually rather funny on that subject, calling Tolstoy an exemplar of the jaded hysterical sniveller called the Russian intellectual, who publicly beats his breast and wails: "I am a bad wicked man, but I am practicing moral self-perfection; I don't eat meat any more, I now eat rice cutlets."
Yet we still can't get our hands on a really decent cure for the common cold and that summer sniveller, hayfever.
We'll never know, but in his position, it is better to be a sniveller than a snorter.