To whine is to complain or make a high-pitched sound.(verb)
The definition of a whine is a high-pitched sound.(noun)
An example of a whine is the sound a balloon makes as it deflates.
See whine in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME whinen < OE hwinan, akin to ON hvina < IE base *wei-, to whiz, hiss > whistle, whisper
See whine in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb whined whined, whin·ing, whines verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English whinen
Origin: , from Old English hwīnan, to make a whizzing sound.
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