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whimper

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhimperwhim‧per /ˈwɪmpə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 CRYto make low crying sounds, or to speak in this way 🔊 He heard the dog whimper. 🔊 ‘It’s not my fault, ’ she whimpered.see thesaurus at crywhimper noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
whimperAnd then Hilda started to whimper.The minute I unleashed him, he suddenly wasn't so brave, whimpering and running in the other direction.This may sound like petty whimpering, but intrusions upon the exercise of lawful freedom is no small matter.""I'm sorry, '' she whimpered, but Richard wasn't listening.I found the puppy whimpering next to the front door.The switchblade fell from his hand as he sagged to the ground, whimpering softly, his hands clutched between his legs.Oliver gave a small, whimpering sound, but he didn't cry.Pat whimpered with the pain of the bullet wound in his shoulder.
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Verb table
whimper
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywhimper
he, she, itwhimpers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywhimpered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave whimpered
he, she, ithas whimpered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad whimpered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill whimper
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have whimpered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam whimpering
he, she, itis whimpering
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you, we, theyare whimpering
Past
I, he, she, itwas whimpering
you, we, theywere whimpering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been whimpering
he, she, ithas been whimpering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been whimpering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be whimpering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been whimpering
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