AskDefine | Define moan

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moan n : an utterance expressing pain or disapproval [syn: groan] v : indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; "The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets"; "The ancient door soughed when opened" [syn: groan, sough]

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English

Etymology

From mænan.

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Homophones

Noun

  1. a low, mournful cry of pain, sorrow or even pleasure

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Verb

  1. to make a moan or similar sound
  2. to complain

Derived terms

Translations

to make a moan or similar sound
to complain
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Noun

Extensive Definition

MOAN is an electronic music group from Portland, Oregon who are signed to King of Hearts Records. The group was started in 2005 by Adam M. Sanchez and J. Gavin Duffy formerly of Architects & Saboteurs. They released their first LP The Debut, in 2006.

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