Whimper meaning

wĭmpər, hwĭm-
To complain.
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A low, broken, sobbing sound; a whine.
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To make low, whining, broken sounds, as in crying or in fear.
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The definition of a whimper is a soft, feeble cry, or an anticlimactic or mild ending.

A low volume crying sound is an example of a whimper.

A book that ends in a mild and boring manner is an example of a book that ends with a whimper.

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To whimper is to make a low, soft feeble cry or sound usually because you are sad, in pain or otherwise unhappy.

When you feel very sick and let out a very small cry of pain, this is an example of a time when you whimper.

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The lonely puppy began to whimper as soon as we left the room.

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To cry with a low, whining, broken voice; to whine; to complain.
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To say something in a whimpering manner.

"Master, please don't punish me!" he whimpered.

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To cry or sob with soft intermittent sounds; whine.
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To utter in a whimper.
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To utter or say with a whimper.
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A whimpering sound or cry.
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Origin of whimper

  • Probably imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition