Definition Of moan

verb

a long, low sound made by a person expressing physical or mental suffering or sexual pleasure.

she gave a low moan of despair

make a long, low sound expressing physical or mental suffering or sexual pleasure.

just then their patient moaned and opened his eyes

Example Of moan

  • A howling moan , like storm winds rattling windows, came from the charging creatures.

  • At first he thought it was a moan of pleasure, and he'd pulled her closer to him.

  • For a minute she was angry - to weep and wail and moan at a time like this, when the true victims needed to live on borrowed strength for a while.

  • For a moment the only sound in the room was the moan of the wind as it rushed past the frost-glazed windows.

  • He took Gonzo's instrument in both hands and blew it gently, resulting in a low moan .


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