intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (with pain, grief) gemir* the wind was moaning in the chimney/the trees el viento gemía en la chimenea/entre los árboles [literary/literario]More example sentences1.2 (complain) (British English/inglés británico) [pejorative/peyorativo]to moan (
- I don't think a web site has actually made me physically moan with anticipation and pleasure before now.
- The mash had just the right amount of truffle oil and a general richness to make you moan with pleasure and the gravy was unbelievable.
- Panforte, panettone and nougat to drool over and an Italian wine list to make oenophiles moan with pleasure.
aboutsth) quejarse ( dealgo), protestar ( poralgo) moan, moan, moan, that's all you ever do quejarte y quejarte, eso es lo único que sabes hacer she's a moaning minnie (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] es una llorona or (Spain/España) una quejica [colloquial/familiar]
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- gemir*, decir* gimiendo
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