Definitions

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  • verb To cringe
  • verb Australia, New Zealand, UK, slang To complain whiningly.

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Examples

  • When AW winges that winging becomes the focus of the media and comments sections, rather than the comment of the winge.

    Cesc Fábregas risking his and Arsenal's reputation with petty battles | Dominic Fifield

  • With a private company managing it we can winge about the evil corporate takeover.

    More red light cams on the way in Portland? (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • When going to the dinner etc with folk who are baptist, Salvation Army, Methodist etc, all they do is winge behind those people's backs about the fact they couldn't have a drink with their meal.

    Charity Begins At Home

  • I hate hearing religionists winge on about “their” festival and the “reasons” for chrissmass when no such thing is true.

    Offensive « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog

  • Okay now that I have got that off my chest and sounding like a total winge – sorry people but it really pissed me off I got an absolutely FANTASTIC present from hubby.

    A Word on Christmas Presents

  • The first group are just plain bitter and nasty, they are the ones infecting the place especially commenting on sites like the BBC and Comment is Free with complaints that Boris got in due to all the people in the suburbs who voted for him, They aren't proper Londoners, they don't have the right Postcodes, winge winge.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • I think if people do nothing but winge, they could have the best possible situation to work and live in and still bitch.

    Are You Really A Good Web Worker?

  • The first group are just plain bitter and nasty, they are the ones infecting the place especially commenting on sites like the BBC and Comment is Free with complaints that Boris got in due to all the people in the suburbs who voted for him, They aren't proper Londoners, they don't have the right Postcodes, winge winge.

    London has appeared to have developed an annoying whine

  • But that was then; now the FSB has joined in the fuel price winge, but far to late to have any meaningful effect.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Okay now that I have got that off my chest and sounding like a total winge – sorry people but it really pissed me off I got an absolutely FANTASTIC present from hubby.

    Archive 2008-01-01

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