groannoun [C]uk /ɡrəʊn/ us /ɡroʊn/
- The rescuers could hear the groans of someone trapped in the rubble.
- A groan went up from around the office when the electricity went off.
- The groans of the wounded and dying could be heard all over the battlefield.
- He gave a terrible groan before collapsing to the ground.
- We heard great groans coming from the nextdoor delivery room, followed by bloodcurdling shrieks.
groanverb [I]uk /ɡrəʊn/ us /ɡroʊn/
- He groaned with pain before losing consciousness.
- He groaned at the sight of all the dirty dishes piled everywhere.
- When the computer crashed again, he groaned with frustration.
- "I'm fed up with you moaning and groaning all the time!," she shouted.
- The crash victim groaned as they lifted her gently onto a stretcher.