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Definition 1: (Yiddish) a nagging complaint - [noun denoting communication]

(kvetch is a kind of ...) an expression of grievance or resentment

(kvetch belongs to category ...) a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script

Definition 2: (Yiddish) a constant complainer - [noun denoting person]

(kvetch is a kind of ...) a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining

(kvetch belongs to category ...) a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script

Definition 3: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness - [verb of communication]

Samples where kvetch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My mother complains all day
  • She has a lot to kick about

Synonyms for kvetch in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of kvetch ) bother persistently with trivial complaints

"She nags her husband all day long"

(... is a kind of kvetch ) complain about; make a charge against

"I reported her to the supervisor"

(... is a kind of kvetch ) regret strongly

"I deplore this hostile action" "we lamented the loss of benefits"

(... is a kind of kvetch ) complain bitterly

(... is a kind of kvetch ) complain

"What was he hollering about?"

(... is a kind of kvetch ) express discontent

(... is a kind of kvetch ) utter words of protest

(... is a kind of kvetch ) show one's unhappiness or critical attitude

"He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong" "We grumbled about the increased work load"

(... is a kind of kvetch ) make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

"she grumbles when she feels overworked"

(... is a kind of kvetch ) complain whiningly

(... is a kind of kvetch ) say mean things

(... is a kind of kvetch ) talk whiningly

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