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kV
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kvetch definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: (Yiddish) a constant complainer
2: (Yiddish) a nagging complaint v
1: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about" [syn: complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch] [ant: cheer, cheer up, chirk up]

Merriam Webster's

I. intransitive verb Etymology: Yiddish kvetshn, literally, to squeeze, pinch, from Middle High German quetschen Date: circa 1952 to complain habitually ; gripe kvetcher noun II. noun Date: 1964 1. a habitual complainer 2. complaint 1 kvetchy adjective

Moby Thesaurus

bellyacher, complainant, complainer, crab, crank, croaker, faultfinder, frondeur, griper, grouch, grouser, growler, grumbler, kicker, malcontent, murmurer, mutterer, querulous person, reactionary, reactionist, rebel, sorehead, whiner




 


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