Definitions for Kvetchkvɛtʃ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Kvetch

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kvetch*kvɛtʃ

  1. (v.i.)to complain, esp. chronically.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  2. (n.)Also, kvetch′er. a person who kvetches.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of kvetch:

1950–55; < Yiddish kvetshn lit., to squeeze; cf. MHG, G quetschen

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kvetch(noun)

    (Yiddish) a constant complainer

  2. kvetch(verb)

    (Yiddish) a nagging complaint

  3. complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch(verb)

    express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

    "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

Wiktionary

  1. kvetch(Noun)

    Person who endlessly whines or complains.

  2. kvetch(Noun)

    Person who finds fault with anything.

  3. kvetch(Verb)

    To whine or complain, often needlessly.

  4. kvetch(Adjective)

    Describing a kvetch or kvetcher.

  5. Origin: From קוועטשן, from Quetsche, from quetschen.

Translation

Find a translation for the Kvetch definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Kvetch definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Kvetch." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 22 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/Kvetch>.

Are we missing a good definition for Kvetch?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Kvetch: