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English noun: groan

1. groan (communication) an utterance expressing pain or disapproval


Synonymsmoan


Broader (hypernym)utterance, vocalization


English verb: groan

1. groan (communication) indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure


SamplesThe students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets.
The ancient door soughed when opened.


ExamplesYou can hear animals groan in the meadows, The meadows groan with animals


Synonymsmoan


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter









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