HyperDic: moan

English > 2 senses of the word moan:
VERBcommunicationmoan, groanindicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure
NOUNcommunicationmoan, groanan utterance expressing pain or disapproval
moan > pronunciation
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > moan: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn utterance expressing pain or disapproval.
Broaderutterance, vocalizationThe use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
Spanishay, gemido, lamento, queja, quejido, quejumbre
Catalangemec, gemegor, grunyit, queixa
Verbsmoanindicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure
English > moan: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningIndicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelYou can hear animals moan in the meadows; The meadows moan with animals
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishgemir, gruñir, protestar, quejarse, quejar
Catalangemegar, gemir, plànyer-se, protestar, queixar-se
Nounsmoanan utterance expressing pain or disapproval
moanera person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining

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