Pronunciation of Whimper
/wˈɪmpə/, /wˈɪmpə/, /w_ˈɪ_m_p_ə/
Synonyms for whimper:
Other synonyms and related words:
growl, complaint, snivel, grizzle, squawk, pule, lamentation, inveigh, howl, grouse, mewl, mumble, murmur, gripe, plaint, Miserere, roar, beef, grumble, fuss, carp, Whinge, bleat, yawp, grouch, repine, yammer, complain.
Sense 2 (noun)
cry softly (verb)
Usage examples for whimper:
- But she said nothing more- only gazed at the old man opposite her with staring eyes, and cried in a little desolate whimper and jangled her bracelets until at last Peter crept softly, miserably to bed. - "Fortitude", Hugh Walpole.
- Seeing his old master before him he began to whimper, but the lawyer cut him short. - "The New Rector", Stanley J. Weyman.
- It's too late to whimper now. - "The Dark Star", Robert W. Chambers.