What does the word moan mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To lament; utter a moan.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A feeble or suppressed groan.

Usage examples for moan

  1. Her lips parted, but only a little moan came from them. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. But, as soon as Emilie felt the touch of Constance' fingers, she began to moan anew and opened her eyes: " Oh, Auntie, Auntie, you're a dear, you're a dear! – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  3. Is there no moan but hers? – The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning