Definition of Complaining in English :

Define Complaining in English

Complaining meaning in English

Meaning of Complaining in English

Pronunciation of Complaining in English

Complaining pronunciation in English

Pronounce Complaining in English


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1. complaining, complaintive

expressing pain or dissatisfaction of resentment

Example Sentences:
'a complaining boss'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (intransitive)
to express resentment, displeasure, etc, esp habitually; grumble
2. (foll by of)
to state the presence of pain, illness, etc, esp in the hope of sympathy
she complained of a headache

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verb intransitive
to claim or express pain, displeasure, etc.
to find fault; declare annoyance
to make an accusation; bring a formal charge

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intr.v. com·plained, com·plain·ing, com·plains
1. To express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment.
2. To make a formal accusation or bring a formal charge; file a complaint.

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