Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Yiddish lesson for today

Kvetch [kvech] slang.
–verb (used without object) 1. to complain, esp. chronically.
–noun 2. Also, kvetcher. a person who kvetches.

kvetch
intr.v. kvetched, kvetch·ing, kvetch·es
To complain persistently and whiningly.
n.
A chronic, whining complainer.
A nagging complaint: "a rambling kvetch against the system".

kvetch
noun
1. (Yiddish) a constant complainer
2. (Yiddish) a nagging complaint
verb
1. express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about" [syn: complain] [ant: cheer]

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