What does moan mean?

Definitions for moanmoʊn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word moan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. groan, moan(verb)

    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

  2. groan, moan(verb)

    indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

    "The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets"; "The ancient door soughed when opened"


  1. moan(Noun)

    a low, mournful cry of pain, sorrow or pleasure

  2. moan(Verb)

    to make a moan or similar sound

  3. moan(Verb)

    to complain

  4. Origin: From mone, mane, man, from *, from mainō. Inferred from mænan. More at mean.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moan(verb)

    to make a low prolonged sound of grief or pain, whether articulate or not; to groan softly and continuously

  2. Moan(verb)

    to emit a sound like moan; -- said of things inanimate; as, the wind moans

  3. Moan(verb)

    to bewail audibly; to lament

  4. Moan(verb)

    to afflict; to distress

  5. Moan(verb)

    a low prolonged sound, articulate or not, indicative of pain or of grief; a low groan

  6. Moan(verb)

    a low mournful or murmuring sound; -- of things

  7. Origin: [OE. mone. See Moan, v. i.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Moan

    mōn, v.i. to make a low sound of grief or pain: to lament audibly.—v.t. to lament.—n. a low sound of grief or pain: audible expression of pain.—adj. Moan′ful, expressing sorrow: lamentable.—adv. Moan′fully, with lamentation. [A.S. mǽnan.]

Anagrams for moan »

  1. Mona, noma, Oman


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moan in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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