Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dirk or long knife.
- n. One who whinges.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Scot. & Prov. Eng. A kind of hanger or sword used as a knife at meals and as a weapon.
“A large part of the problem is imagining how much everyone hates me being such a moany whinger, which isn't helped when people tell me I am - the whole "It could be worse" scenario.”
“It stood out in an otherwise incredibly physical game that was played in fantastic spirit I complained loudly and was called a whinger, when ...”
“The portly one has been stoking up the pressure on Liverpool by claiming Benitez is a "whinger" which, while true, is like him accusing others of being fat, jowly and enjoying direct football.”
“No doubt the media are going to conveniently ignore this and just casigate Wenger for being unsporting, classless and a "whinger".”
“I feel it turns me into a whinger and a victim, and I hate bringing this crap into the worlds of lovely people; which my friends are.”
“It would also, said a courtier, make the future king of England look “like a whinger whiner.””
“I thought not, you're just another mewling whinger.”
“Thank God the Frenchman didn't do the accusing, can you imagine the column inches that would have filled, whinger, sore loser, etc.”
“For the Americans: A whinger is someone who complains constantly and lives in the land of half-empty glasses.”
“I will laugh at all the Tories complaining about Cameron not being enough of a right-whinger for them- the defections to UKIP, probably led by Hannan, will be a pleasure to watch.”
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