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English definition of “groan with/under (the weight of) sth”

groan with/under (the weight of) sth

humorous
to carry a very large quantity of something: The tables were positively groaning with food.Physical supports and supportingArches, columns and beams
(Definition of groan with/under (the weight of) sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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