bellyacher
bellyacher el"ly*ach`er n. a person who complains habitually, usually about everyday minor problems.

Syn: whiner, complainer, moaner, sniveler, crybaby, grumbler, squawker. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • bellyacher — noun see bellyache II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bellyacher — See bellyache. * * * …   Universalium

  • bellyacher — noun One who bellyaches; a complainer …   Wiktionary

  • bellyacher — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Slang. A person who habitually complains or grumbles: complainer, crab, faultfinder, grouch, growler, grumbler, grump, murmurer, mutterer, whiner. Informal: crank, griper, grouser. Slang: sorehead, sourpuss. See HAPPY …   English dictionary for students

  • bellyacher — n. person who complains excessively, complainer, whiner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bellyacher — noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining • Syn: ↑whiner, ↑complainer, ↑moaner, ↑sniveller, ↑crybaby, ↑grumbler, ↑squawker • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • bellyache — bellyacher, n. /bel ee ayk /, n., v., bellyached, bellyaching. n. 1. Informal. a pain in the abdomen or bowels. v.i. 2. Informal. to complain; grumble. [1545 55; BELLY + ACHE] * * * …   Universalium

  • malcontent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. grumbler, faultfinder, griper (inf.); insurgent, rebel. See discontent. Ant., satisfied person. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. disobedient, restless, discontented; see rebellious 2 , 3 , unruly . n. 1.… …   English dictionary for students

  • crab — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A short tailed or soft tailed crustacean] Syn. podothalmian, Brachyura, Anomura ( both Latin), seafood; see shellfish . Kinds of crabs include: softshell, hardshell, deep sea, king, horseshoe, blue, spider, giant spider,… …   English dictionary for students

  • grouch — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. complainer, grumbler, grump, malcontent, growler, bear*, sourpuss*, sorehead*, crab*, crank*, griper*, bellyacher*, grouser*, kicker*. v. Syn. mutter, grumble, gripe*; see complain 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n.… …   English dictionary for students

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