Definition of sniveling in English:

sniveling

(British snivelling)

Pronunciation /ˈsniv(ə)liNG/ /ˈsnɪv(ə)lɪŋ/

noun

  • 1The action of crying and sniffing in a feeble or fretful way.

    ‘the sound of sniveling woke me’
    1. 1.1The action of complaining in a whining or tearful way.
      ‘the wealthy have to stop their sniveling’

adjective

  • 1Crying and sniffing in a feeble or fretful way.

    ‘families with sniveling children’
    1. 1.1Complaining in a whining or tearful way.
      ‘a sniveling do-gooder’

Pronunciation

sniveling

/ˈsniv(ə)liNG/ /ˈsnɪv(ə)lɪŋ/