The way the world ends, not with a bang.
--slightly bastardized from T. S. Eliot

Whim"per (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whimpered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Whimpering.] [Cf. Scot. whimmer, G. wimmern.]

To cry with a low, whining, broken voice; to whine; to complain; as, a child whimpers.

Was there ever yet preacher but there were gainsayers that spurned, that winced, that whimpered against him? Latimer.


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Whim"per, v. t.

To utter in alow, whining tone.


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Whim"per, n.

A low, whining, broken cry; a low, whining sound, expressive of complaint or grief.


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