Crossword clues for kvetch
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"to complain, whine," 1953 (implied in kvetching), from Yiddish kvetshn, literally "squeeze, press," from German quetsche "crusher, presser." As a noun, from 1936 as a term of abuse for a person.
n. 1 Person who endlessly whines or complains; a person who finds fault with anything. 2 An instance of kvetching; a complaint or whine. vb. To whine or complain, often needlessly.
Kvetch may refer to:
- Kvetch, an English word of Yiddish origin
- Kvetch (play), 1991 play by Steven Berkoff
Usage examples of "kvetch".
Americans, liberals prattle on and on about the right to dissent as the true mark of patriotism and claim their unrelenting kvetching is a needed corrective to jingoism.