Synonyms of complain in English:


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1‘the neighbours complained about his singing’


protest, grumble, moan, whine, bleat, carp, cavil, lodge a complaint, make a complaint, make a fuss

object to, speak out against, rail at, oppose, lament, bewail

criticize, find fault with, run down, inveigh against

informal whinge, kick up a fuss, kick up a stink, bellyache, beef, grouch, grouse, bitch, sound off, go on about, pick holes in

British informal gripe, grizzle, chunter, create, be on at someone

Northern English informal mither

North American informal kvetch

South African informal chirp

British dated crib, natter

archaic plain over