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How to Pronounce Groan: Learn how to pronounce Groan in English correctly

Learn how to say Groan correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word groan:

verb
[no object]
1make a deep inarticulate sound conveying pain, despair, pleasure, etc.:
Marty groaned and pulled the blanket over his head
[with direct speech] say something in a despairing or miserable tone:
‘Oh no!’ I groaned
complain; grumble:
they were moaning and groaning about management
2(of an object) make a low creaking sound when pressure or weight is applied:
James slumped back into his chair, making it groan
(groan with/under) be heavily loaded with:
tables groan with joints of venison
(groan beneath/under) be oppressed by:
families groaning under mortgage increases
noun
1a deep inarticulate sound conveying pain, despair, pleasure, etc.:
she lay back with a groan
a complaint:
listen to everyone’s moans and groans
2a low creaking sound made by an object under pressure:
the protesting groan of timbers
Phrases
groan inwardly
feel dismayed by something but remain silent:
everything has a tepid inevitability, and even as you smile you may be groaning inwardly
Derivatives
groaner
noun
groaning
adjective
groaningly
adverb
Origin:
Old English grānian, of Germanic origin; related to German greinen ‘grizzle, whine’, grinsen ‘grin’, also probably to grin