Definition of 'moan'
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Twitter users hit out at him yesterday after he moaned about noisy infants on planes. The Sun (2016)The players were not having it though and there were moans and groans. The Sun (2016) People have moaned about this being too nostalgic and unrealistic. The Sun (2017)She moans a lot about her boyfriend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Share your romantic troubles and moan about your bad knee. The Sun (2016)Everything that you are moaning about is within your control. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People who live near a busy road often moan about traffic noise, and they have my sympathy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He'd moan the Orient always got the wrong brother. The Sun (2017)No more moaning about my lot in life. The Sun (2012)Sitting at home moaning is no good. The Sun (2008)You had a good old moan over the expenses crackdown. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When they came here they were all moaning and groaning at what we were doing. The Sun (2009)They were always moaning in the steam of the laundry room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No one has grumbled or moaned about it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They left me on the floor moaning from the pain in my arm. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The amount of moaning and complaining coming from certain sections of the stands was unbelievable. The Sun (2009)The wind would moan and rattle in the hall. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Daring to talk about it in less than a glowing light can sound like moaning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She had another good moan about her lack of military decoration. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Who will you call when you feel like a good old moan? The Sun (2014)We make each other laugh and we moan about life and what we have to put up with each day. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The animal gave out low, rhythmic moans as it struggled to breathe in and out. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As we were having this jamboree, her breathing became more laboured and she made a moaning noise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He moans about the traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'moan'
British English: moan /məʊn/ VERB
If you moan, you make a low sound, usually because you are unhappy or in pain.
Tony moaned in his sleep and then turned over on his side.
- American English: moan
- Arabic: يَنْدُبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: gemer
- Chinese: 呻吟
- Croatian: stenjati
- Czech: sténat
- Danish: jamre
- Dutch: kreunen
- European Spanish: quejarse gemir
- Finnish: vaikeroida
- French: gémir
- German: stöhnen
- Greek: στενάζω
- Italian: lamentarsi
- Japanese: うめく
- Korean: 신음 소리를 내다
- Norwegian: klage
- Polish: lamentować
- European Portuguese: gemer
- Romanian: a geme
- Russian: стонать
- Spanish: quejarse
- Swedish: klaga
- Thai: บ่น
- Turkish: inlemek
- Ukrainian: стогнати
- Vietnamese: rên
Definition of moan from the Collins English Dictionary
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