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noun [countable] moan pronunciation in British English /məʊn/
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  1. 1
    informal an annoying complaint, especially about something that is not important
    I haven’t got time to listen to your moans and groans.
    have a moan (about someone/something) (=complain about someone/something): They were sitting having a moan about the weather.
  2. 2
    a long low sound that you make because of pain, sadness, or pleasure
    She let out a low moan of anguish.

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