One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they found him slumped in a chair, snivelling’
sniffle, snuffle, run at the nose, have a running nose, have a runny nose
whimper, whine, weep, cry, shed tears, sob, howl, mewl, bawl
informal blub, blubber, boohoo
British informal grizzle
2‘if you get caught, you shouldn't snivel about what you get’
complain, moan, mutter, grumble, grouse, groan, grouch, growl, carp, bleat, whine, object, make a fuss
Irish Scottish gurn
informal gripe, beef, bellyache, bitch, whinge, sound off, go on
British informal chunter, create, be on at someone
Northern English informal mither
North American informal kvetch
South African informal chirp
British dated crib, natter
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