See groaner.

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  • groan — verb 1》 make a deep inarticulate sound conveying pain, despair, or pleasure. 2》 make a low creaking sound when pressure or weight is applied. 3》 (groan beneath/under) be oppressed by. noun a groaning sound. Derivatives groaner noun groaning… …   English new terms dictionary

  • groan — /groʊn / (say grohn) noun 1. a low, mournful sound uttered in pain or grief. 2. a deep murmur uttered in derision, disapproval, etc. 3. a deep grating or creaking noise, as of wood, etc. –verb (i) 4. to utter a deep inarticulate sound expressive… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • groan — [grōn] vi. [ME gronien < OE granian, akin to GRIN, Ger greinen, to weep] 1. to utter a deep sound expressing pain, distress, or disapproval 2. to make a creaking or grating sound, as from great strain [a heavy gate groaning on its hinges] 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • groan — v. & n. v. 1 a intr. make a deep sound expressing pain, grief, or disapproval. b tr. utter with groans. 2 intr. complain inarticulately. 3 intr. (usu. foll. by under, beneath, with) be loaded or oppressed. n. the sound made in groaning. Phrases… …   Useful english dictionary

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