kvetch
[ kvech ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
1960s; Yiddish from kvetsh (noun) and kvetshn (verb), from Middle High German quetschen, literally "crush"
Synonyms
  • complain grumble nag fuss whine
Antonyms
  • compliment praise
Definition
to complain, especially chronically
Example
A) All he does is play chess and kvetch about his children, he isn't my idea of a lively party. B) Go ahead and kvetch about it for a while, complaining can be very relaxing.
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