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Definition of moan noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a long deep sound, usually expressing unhappiness, suffering, or physical pleasure synonym groan a low moan of despair/anguish
  2. 2[singular] (literary) a long deep sound, especially the sound that is made by the wind She lay listening to the moan of the wind in the trees behind the house.
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