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v. "To chronically complain or gripe to others over minor issues." (JPS)
"All my 90 year old grandmother does is kvetch about not being able to do the things she used to do."
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קװעטשן kvetshn 'to press, squeeze, pinch' (קװעטשן זיך kvetshn zikh 'to strain'), verbal stem is קװעטש kvetsh
kvetsh, kvech, kvetsher, kvecher
The meaning of the J-E word differs from the original Yiddish (see Etymology).
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