Associations to the word «Groan»

Wiktionary

GROAN, noun. A low, mournful sound uttered in pain or grief.
GROAN, noun. A low, guttural sound uttered in frustration or disapproval.
GROAN, verb. To make a groan.
GROAN, verb. (obsolete) To strive after earnestly, as if with groans.

Dictionary definition

GROAN, noun. An utterance expressing pain or disapproval.
GROAN, verb. Indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; "The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets"; "The ancient door soughed when opened".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne