verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of moan
Examples from the Web for moan
As much as customers love to moan about small, uncomfortable seats, the demand for them is higher than ever.
And the best his Republican opponents can do is moan about Benghazi.
But, generally speaking, businesses scream and moan, react and innovate, and wind up in a better place.
The low, dull, moan of the Sabbath siren lulls you into the 25-hour respite from modernity.
Copper mining is the most toxic form of metal mining in the United States, but you can only moan and groan about it so much.Copper, the Metal That Runs the World: ‘Boom, Bust, Boom,’ by Bill Carter|Peter Madden|October 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She spoke of her weakness, and the parson drew out her moan.There and Back|George MacDonald
We jumped again, the sickness of disorientation forcing a moan from the girl, and darkness shivered round us.The Door Through Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
From the massed figures there rose a moan, and Chet felt poignantly the animal misery of it.Brood of the Dark Moon|Charles Willard Diffin
The horse steps on a rolling stone; a wind in the branches makes a moan.Men, Women and Ghosts|Amy Lowell
Just then, her worst doubts were eased, for the moan came again and the leg in her arms stirred of its own accord.Joan of the Journal|Helen Diehl Olds