verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of groan
Synonyms for groan
Examples from the Web for groaner
Contemporary Examples of groaner
In that groaner, Burt is convinced he is going to die soon and sets about offing himself.No DNA Testing For You, Thanks to the FDA
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Historical Examples of groaner
Mr. Groaner sighed with much feeling, and said she must not repine, adding in a comforting way that the world was full of sorrow.
A look of profound alarm came upon Mrs. Cinch's face, and she glanced at the Rev. Mr. Groaner.
Word Origin for groan
"one who complains," early 15c., agent noun from groan (v).
late 14c., from groan (v); earlier grane (early 14c.).