adjective see kvetch II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • kvetchy — adjective persistently whining or complaining …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • complaining — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. objecting, lamenting, murmuring, regretting, repining, bewailing, deploring, weeping, mourning, moaning, protesting, charging, accusing, disapproving, grumbling, fretting, whining, peevish, querulous, resentful,… …   English dictionary for students

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