Meaning of “complaint” - Learner’s Dictionary

complaint

noun us uk /kəmˈpleɪnt/
Extra Examples
He lodged an official complaint against the officers responsible.Can you deal with this gentleman's complaint?I can't fault the way that they dealt with the complaint.We received several complaints about the noise.They were evicted after complaints from their neighbours.
NOT SATISFACTORY [ C, U ]

B1 a statement that something is wrong or not satisfactory:

a letter of complaint
I wish to make a complaint.
We received several complaints about the noise.
ANNOYING THING [ C ]

something that makes you complain:

My only complaint was the lack of refreshments.
ILLNESS [ C ]

an illness:

a stomach complaint

(Definition of “complaint” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)