Whinger Whing"er, n. [See {Whinyard}.] A kind of hanger or sword used as a knife at meals and as a weapon. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

The chief acknowledged that he had corrected her with his whinger. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • whinger — [[t](h)wɪ̱nʤə(r)[/t]] whingers N COUNT (disapproval) If you call someone a whinger, you are critical of them because they complain about unimportant things all the time. [BRIT, INFORMAL] Shut up, you moaning whinger …   English dictionary

  • whinger — whinge Brit. informal ► VERB (whingeing) ▪ complain persistently and peevishly. ► NOUN ▪ an act of whingeing. DERIVATIVES whinger noun. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • whinger — See whinge. * * * …   Universalium

  • whinger — noun One who whinges …   Wiktionary

  • Whinger — whiner, an intollerable person given to unnecessary complaints …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • whinger — Australian Slang whiner, an intollerable person given to unnecessary complaints …   English dialects glossary

  • whinger — Noun. A person who complains incessently. See whinge . Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • whinger — whing·er …   English syllables

  • whinger — See: whinge …   English dictionary

  • whinger — Go to whing ding …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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