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  1. whimper

    • IPA[ˈwɪmpə]

    英式

    • v.
      make a series of low, feeble sounds expressive of fear, pain, or unhappiness;say something in a low, feeble voice that expresses fear, pain, or unhappiness
    • n.
      a whimpering sound;a feeble or anticlimactic tone or ending
    • verb: whimper, 3rd person present: whimpers, gerund or present participle: whimpering, past tense: whimpered, past participle: whimpered

    • noun: whimper, plural noun: whimpers

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. make a series of low, feeble sounds expressive of fear, pain, or unhappiness a child in a bed nearby began to whimper
    • say something in a low, feeble voice that expresses fear, pain, or unhappiness ‘He's not dead, is he?’ she whimpered

    名詞

    • 1. a whimpering sound she gave a little whimper of protest
    • a feeble or anticlimactic tone or ending their first appearance in the top flight ended with a whimper rather than a bang