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Moaning Minnie

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMoaning MinnieMoaning Min‧nie, moaning Minnie /ˌməʊnɪŋ ˈmɪni/ noun  1 infml someone who is never satisfied and is always complaining2 a) in World War II, the name of a German weapon that made a screaming noise when it was fired b) in World War II, a name for the siren (=machine that makes a long, loud warning sound) that warned people that enemy planes were about to drop bombs
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