- Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||complains, complaining, complained
||to express pain, sadness, or unhappy feelings about something.
He complained of a headache.She complained about the cold weather.
- fuss, grumble, moan
- similar words:
- groan, grouch, murmur, nag, squawk, whine
||to make a formal charge against someone or something.
They complained to the police about the noise from the house next door.