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kvetch

and quetch (kvɛtʃ and kʍɛtʃ)
1. in. to complain. (From German quetschen, “to squeeze,” via Yiddish.) Quit your kvetching!
2. n. a complainer. What a kvetch you are!
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He sits there and kvetches and he could literally, like, run this country,'' Zuniga continues.
He kvetches that belt-tightening over the years shut down a lot of foreign bureaus, but doesn't connect the dots further - that ignoring the world beyond our shores resulted in viewers unaware of the fractious global picture, contributing to a myopia that made Sept.
Lisa, for her part, gets a job from her landlady, an almost paralyzingly neurotic Hollywood sort named Carol (Caroline O'Hara), who name-drops as deliriously as she kvetches.
Every comedian who kvetches on camera - and they all seem to do it these days - owes something to Woody Allen.