French translation of 'whimper'
to give a whimper pousser un gémissement
without a whimper (= without complaining) sans rechigner
[person, dog] gémir
to whimper in pain gémir de douleur
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Today, you can hear a dog whimpering 50 yards away.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Two years on, that row is likely to end with more of a whimper than a bang.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Dispatches opened with footage of a young man curled up by his front door, whimpering in pain and despair.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Instead he's seen whimpering and crying.The Sun (2010)
You can almost hear the roads whimper.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It was a woman scarcely conscious and whimpering softly as they fastened the rope around her.Bomber (2006 (1970))
After the big bang, the whimper.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Hearing about the productivity of other writers makes me whimper; and visiting other people's homes make me want to destroy my own in an arson attack.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I hear a whimpering sound from upstairs.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But that has now been abandoned without a whimper of protest from ministers.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Did you hear a whimper from the unions on behalf of commuters?The Sun (2008)
In the end, the Lisbon summit concluded less with a bang than a whimper.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It has been a most unpredictable year and it ends not with a whimper but a bang.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Rescuers heard whimpering from the tree and saved her.The Sun (2013)
She was whimpering in pain.The Sun (2015)
The end of the world will come not with a bang or a whimper, but with a tweet.The Sun (2012)
Within 15 minutes he was whimpering in pain.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
As far as he is concerned, this budget can end with either a big bang or a whimper.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Expect not a bang but a whimper from his department.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This is not the time to circle the wagons and whimper and cry.Christianity Today (2000)
For this is how the world bends, with neither a bang nor a whimper.THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)
Stonehenge seems to have fizzled out, more with a whimper than a bang.BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)
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British English: whimper VERB
If someone whimpers, they make quiet unhappy or frightened sounds, as if they are about to start crying.
She lay at the bottom of the stairs, whimpering in pain.
Translation of whimper from the Collins English to French Dictionary