HyperDic: groan

English > 2 senses of the word groan:
VERBcommunicationgroan, moanindicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure
NOUNcommunicationgroan, moanan utterance expressing pain or disapproval
groan > pronunciation
Soundsgrow'n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > groan: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn utterance expressing pain or disapproval.
Synonymmoan
Broaderutterance, vocalizationThe use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
Spanishay, gemido, lamento, queja, quejido, quejumbre
Catalangemec, gemegor, grunyit, queixa
Verbsgroanindicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure
English > groan: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningIndicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelYou can hear animals groan in the meadows; The meadows groan with animals
Example"The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets"
Synonymmoan
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishgemir, gruñir, protestar, quejarse, quejar
Catalangemegar, gemir, plànyer-se, protestar, queixar-se
Nounsgroanan utterance expressing pain or disapproval
groanera person who groans

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