Definition of whining in English:

whining

noun

mass noun
  • 1The making of a long, high-pitched cry or sound.

    ‘dogs may exhibit signs of anxiety, such as whining, chewing, and excessive barking’
    1. 1.1 The action of complaining in a feeble or petulant way.
      ‘the constant whining of his greedy, spoiled cousin’

adjective

  • 1Making or characterized by a long, high-pitched cry or sound.

    ‘a whining voice’
    ‘a whining engine’
    1. 1.1 Complaining in a feeble or petulant way.
      ‘they sent a whining letter to the Minister of Justice’

Pronunciation

whining

/ˈwʌɪnɪŋ/