Kvetch - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kvetʃ|  American pronunciation of the word kvetch
Brit.  |kvetʃ|  British pronunciation of the word kvetch


- (Yiddish) a constant complainer
- (Yiddish) a nagging complaint


- express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness (syn: complain, kick, plain, sound off)

Extra examples

They're always kvetching about something.

...a chronically resentful person who seems to look for things to kvetch about...

...according to the kvetch on the bus tour, there was little about Europe that was satisfactory...

...vainly hoped that his mother would spare him another kvetch about still being single...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: kvetch
he/she/it: kvetches
present participle: kvetching
past tense: kvetched
past participle: kvetched
singular: kvetch
plural: kvetches
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