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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 whine /ˈhwaɪn, ˈwaɪn/
 抱怨,牢騷,哀鳴(vi.)哭訴,發牢騷,發嗚嗚聲(vt.)哀訴

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whine v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whined p. pr. & vb. n. Whining.]  To utter a plaintive cry, as some animals; to moan with a childish noise; to complain, or to tell of sorrow, distress, or the like, in a plaintive, nasal tone; hence, to complain or to beg in a mean, unmanly way; to moan basely.  Whining plovers.”
    The hounds were . . . staying their coming, but with a whining accent, craving liberty.   --Sir P. Sidney.
    Dost thou come here to whine?   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whine, v. t. To utter or express plaintively, or in a mean, unmanly way; as, to whine out an excuse.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whine, n. A plaintive tone; the nasal, childish tone of mean complaint; mean or affected complaint.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 whine
      n : a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way [syn: whimper]
      v 1: move with a whining sound; "The bullets were whining past
           us"
      2: talk in a tearful manner [syn: snivel]
      3: complain whiningly [syn: grizzle, yammer, yawp]