HyperDic: kvetch

English > 3 senses of the word kvetch:
NOUNperson kvetch(Yiddish) a constant complainer
communicationkvetch(Yiddish) a nagging complaint
VERBcommunicationkvetch, complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetchexpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
kvetch > pronunciation
Soundskahveh'ch; kveh'ch
Rhymesetch ... stretch: 7 rhymes with ehch...
English > kvetch: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Yiddish) a constant complainer.
CategoryYiddishA dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words
Broaderwhiner, complainer, moaner, sniveller, crybaby, bellyacher, grumbler, squawkerA person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
Spanishquejumbroso
English > kvetch: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(Yiddish) a nagging complaint.
CategoryYiddishA dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words
BroadercomplaintAn expression of grievance or resentment
Spanishqueja constante
English > kvetch: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymscomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch
Narrowerbackbite, bitchsay mean things
bleattalk / talk whiningly
deplore, lament, bewail, bemoanregret strongly
gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache, hollercomplain
grouch, grumble, scoldshow one's unhappiness or critical attitude
murmur, mutter, grumble, croak, gnarlmake complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
nag, peck, hen-peckbother persistently with trivial complaints
protestUtter words / words of protest
rail, inveighcomplain bitterly
repineExpress discontent
reportcomplain about
whine, grizzle, yammer, yawpcomplain whiningly
Oppositecheer, cheer up, chirk upBecome cheerful
Spanishlamentarse, lamentar, protestar, quejarse
Catalanlamentar-se, lamentar, queixar-se

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