Meaning of “whimper” in the English Dictionary

"whimper" in British English

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whimperverb [ I ]

uk /ˈwɪm.pər/ us /ˈwɪm.pɚ/
whimper
noun [ C ] uk us

She gave a little whimper as the vet inspected her paw.

(Definition of “whimper” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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whimperverb [ I ]

us /ˈhwɪm·pər, ˈwɪm-/

to cry, making small, weak sounds:

She whimpered pathetically.
whimper
noun [ C ] us /ˈhwɪm·pər, ˈwɪm-/

There wasn’t a whimper of complaint from anyone.

(Definition of “whimper” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)