What does the word whine mean?

Usage examples for whine

  1. Don't know what that boy's comin' to," and a whine crept into Mrs. Day's voice. – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  2. Through two closed doors the whine of the fiddle still penetrated. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. He was not long in falling fast asleep, and it was near noon by the sun when he was awakened by the low whine of Rover standing at the door. – The Nightrider's Feud by Walter C. McConnell