kvetcher
noun see kvetch I

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  • kvetcher — noun A person who kvetches; a complainer, kvetch …   Wiktionary

  • kvetcher — kvetch·er …   English syllables

  • kvetcher — noun see kvetch I …   Useful english dictionary

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  • kvetch — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Yiddish kvetshn, literally, to squeeze, pinch, from Middle High German quetschen Date: circa 1952 to complain habitually ; gripe • kvetcher noun II. noun Date: 1964 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kvetch — /kvech/, Slang. v.i. 1. to complain, esp. chronically. n. 2. Also, kvetcher. a person who kvetches. [1960 65, Amer.; < Yiddish kvetshn lit., to squeeze, pinch; cf. MHG, G quetschen] * * * …   Universalium

  • kvetch — 1. noun /kvɛʧ/ a) Person who endlessly whines or complains. b) Person who finds fault with anything. 2. adjective /kvɛʧ/ Describing a kvetch or kvetcher. 3. verb /kvɛʧ/ To whine or complain, often needlessly …   Wiktionary

  • kvetch —    (kvehtch) [Yiddish, from German] To complain, grumble, or whine, especially habitually. One who kvetches is a kvetcher.    The majority joined the group to gossip and kvetch about their employers …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • kvetch — ☆ kvetch [kə vech′ ] vi. [< Yiddish kvechen < Ger quetschen, to pinch, squeeze < MHG quetsen < IE base * gwedh , to injure, destroy] Slang 1. to be urgent or insistent; press; strain 2. to complain in a nagging or whining way n. Slang …   English World dictionary

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