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This is old Yiddish noun meaning "nagging complainer", and in verb form "kvetching" means "to complain".
Ira is always kvetching about his wife's bad cooking, she is not so good. Ira is a kvetch.
by Avraham v'Sarah February 02, 2019
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Piss and moan; whine; from the Yiddish; a person who habitually kvetches (usually used for females)
I got tired of her kvetching about my driving, so I opened the car door and pushed her out.
by cornholio October 14, 2003
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Yiddish. a lesser form of complaining. never done with that well-known whiny voice of complaint.
oy gevalt, what a day. mind if I kvetch a little?
by Shwaggy November 14, 2003
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To complain, from Yiddish 'kvetshn' meaning to squeeze, to complain. Originally 'quetzen,' High German, meaning to squeeze.

Also as a noun for being a complainer.
"You'd better not kvetch, or eat chozzerai, You'd better not greps, I'm telling you why... Yenta Claus in coming to town!"

Ba humbug! Ebenezer is such a "kvetch." He refuses to allow the children a little fun!
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(v) to complain, to make a complaining sound, especially whilst plopping;

(n) a chronic complainer
(n) the complaint itself)
(Definitely a Yiddish thing...
Only misogynists think that kvetches are primarily female.
My dad was well known as King of Kvetches in our home.
He gave such a kvetch every time he came home from work!
And nothing compared to kvetches he put out from the throne room...
by UrbanKvetch December 04, 2014
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