groan

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgrəʊn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/groʊn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grōn)


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groan

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. groaned [when, as, at]
  2. groaned in [pain, agony]
  3. groaned [loudly, inwardly, softly]
  4. groaned [aloud, out loud]
  5. groaned with [pleasure, pain]
  6. groaned at the [realization, thought, idea] (of)
  7. groaned to himself
  8. groan at his jokes
  9. (always) groaning about [work, the assignment, her relationship]
  10. (always) moaning and groaning
  11. groaning under the weight (of)
n
  1. a groan of frustration
  2. let out a [loud, frustrated] groan
  3. heard a groan from the [crowd, audience, class]
  4. groans were coming from the [crowd]
  5. the [player, team, announcement] was greeted by groans
  6. let out a groan when he [heard, found out] (that)
  7. what was that groan all about?
  8. the groans of [dying, wounded] [soldiers, victims]
  9. sexually explicit: let out a groan of pleasure
  10. sexually explicit: could hear her groans [in the room next door, through the walls]
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