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moaning minnie

noun [C] uk   /ˌməʊ.nɪŋˈmɪn.i/ us    /ˌmoʊ-/ UK informal
someone who annoys other people by complaining all the time: Oh stop being such a moaning minnie!
Translations of “moaning minnie”
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛發牢騷者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱发牢骚者…
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