Usage examples for whining

  1. " Sure, that's like you, sheriff," said a hurried, half- whining voice. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  2. " The whining wolf is hungry," said Tayoga, " and since the soul of a warrior may dwell in his body I will feed him." – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  3. After the gentleman expired, and his corpse had been removed, the dog repeatedly entered the apartment, making a mournful, whining noise; he continued his researches for several days through all the rooms of the house, but in vain. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich