Hum and Whine


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Hum verb – To be copiously supplied.
Whine is a synonym for hum in sound topic. In some cases you can use "Whine" instead the word "Hum" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like sing.
Synonyms for Hum


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Whine verb – To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
Hum is a synonym for whine in sound topic. You can use "Hum" instead the word "Whine" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as sing.
Nearby Words: whined, whining, whin
Synonyms for Whine

How words are described

high high hum high whine
loud loud hum loud whine
annoying annoying hum annoying whine
constant constant hum constant whine
Other adjectives: mechanical, audible, eerie, electrical, high-pitched, electronic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / A Boot Stomping A Human Face Forever Narrator: Everything was going to shit faster than our organic toga-and-jetpack dreams could be realized—sectarian violence on the streets, facile drones in the workplace, a constant hum and whine of half-realized wireless infrastructure.
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Whine and Hum. (2016). Retrieved 2021, March 08, from
Hum & Whine. N.p., 2016. Web. 08 Mar. 2021. <>.
Whine or Hum. 2016. Accessed March 08, 2021.

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