Talk:whinge

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I was just reading an Australian newspaper and came across "whingeing" as a spelling. --Stranger 01:22, 4 September 2005 (UTC)

Oh come on, this is _not_ a real word, just a typo of whine. There is no way I'm taking this seriously unless I see a plausible etymology and citations from at least two reputable dictionaries.76.126.134.152 12:23, 13 July 2008 (UTC)

It's certainly a real word, and one that I've heard a lot in Britain. Here's Chambers: whinge, vi to complain peevishly; to whine; to cry fretfully. n a peevish complaint. 86.131.102.228 00:12, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

Absolutely a real word, this is just another whinge from 'muricans who don't speak or write proper English. Robert Ullmann 00:24, 18 July 2008 (UTC)
Strangely enough, I just heard that word today on Prairie Home Companion. 71.63.87.202 17:24, 2 November 2008 (UTC)

Gerund form[edit]

Whinging or whingeing? Spblat (talk) 18:55, 21 November 2012 (UTC)

whingeing looks odd, but *whinging looks like it would come from *whing, not whinge (see singing and singeing) Chuck Entz (talk) 19:27, 21 November 2012 (UTC)