moan - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/məʊn/
singularmoan
pluralmoans
  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

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    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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    1. a.
      literary a long low sound made by something such as the wind
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