verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of moan
Examples from the Web for moaning
“Keep me coming, keep me going, keep me humming, keep me moaning,” she pleads in the chorus.
Patients and employees were dazed, crying, and moaning, he said.They Saw It Coming: Life in West, Texas, After the Boom|Christine Pelisek|April 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And before he went over to talk to them, he came over to my office, and he was moaning and groaning.
Malika turned back to Hossein, who was folded up in his chair and moaning softly.
The new fangled metal contraption left their animal wheezing, moaning, and screeching as only a horse does.
When shall we know whether they are dead or alive, whether strong and healthy or moaning upon a bed in hospital?Six Women and the Invasion|Gabrielle Yerta
At length, when the moaning ceased, he sprang to his feet and ran like a nymph with swift outstretched toes.Old Indian Legends|Zitkala-Sa
There came a series of moaning sobs across the wire; the girl had evidently broken down and was crying.Ashton-Kirk, Investigator|John T. McIntyre
He cowered, with face averted, moaning like an animal in pain.'Tween Snow and Fire|Bertram Mitford
Parson John passed a restless night, moaning much from the pain in his shoulder.The Fourth Watch|H. A. Cody