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whimper

whim·per

whimper

 
 
pronunciation:
wIm pr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: whimpered, whimpering, whimpers
definition: to cry in weak, broken sounds.
Our dog whimpers whenever we leave the house without her.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a weak, broken cry.
The baby gave a whimper when I took the bottle away.
derivations: whimperingly (adv.), whimperer (n.)
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