moan moan  /ˈmoʊn/


  1. (n) an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
  2. (v) indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure


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  1. Singaporeans moan that besides shopping, dining and the movies, there's not a lot you can do here.
  2. Alvin Chalmers, handcuffed in the backseat of an undercover cop car, closes his eyes and lets out a small moan.
  3. It was a kind of moan, but a collective moan, an inhuman moan.



  1. "I don't mind knocking somebody out," Holmes said. "If I hear a moan and a groan coming from a player I've hit, the adrenaline flows within me. I get more energy and play harder."
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Ernie Holmes Source: USA Today

  2. "We can't moan about the politics of division unless after this election's over, God willing we win, we reach out to the very people out in the outer parking. I mean literally, not a joke," Biden said. "I know you find some of that obnoxious,...
    on Nov 2, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: FOXNews

  3. "That's the game sometimes. I was like, all right, maybe I can do it, get started," Green said. "I'm desperately trying to break par for one round. I'll feel like I'm making strides. It didn't work out. I'm not going to moan because, damn,...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Ken Green Source: The Associated Press

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