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Definitions and Synonyms of groan | Another word for groan | What is groan?

Definition 1: an utterance expressing pain or disapproval - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for groan in the sense of this definition

(groan is a kind of ...) the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

Definition 2: indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure - [verb of communication]

Samples where groan or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for groan in the sense of this definition

(groan is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

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